EPL 2017-18: Arsenal 2-0 Brighton & Hove Albion, 5 Talking Points

by Leon Thompson October 5, 2017, 0:11
EPL 2017-18: Arsenal 2-0 Brighton & Hove Albion, 5 Talking Points

ALEX IWOBI, crediting Arsenal team-mate Alexis Sanchez's vision and execution for their second goal.

It was Nacho Monreal who scored a rare goal in the 16th minute to put the Gunners ahead and while Solly March came very close to restoring parity in the 23rd minute, it was not to be.

Arsenal now have to wait until October 14 for their next match, away to Watford in the Premier League."I would have loved to be able to continue to play, but we can not do anything about that", Wenger said after his side's 2-0 league win over Brighton & Hove Albion.

Nigerian worldwide Alex Iwobi doubled the hosts lead by crashing an effort into the net following a sensational back-heeled pass from Alexis Sanchez to seal the three points for the Gunners and send them into this global break in positive spirits.

'But I didn't think they are as far as that.

The goal was only the Spaniard's second in the league - and first for more than four years - and only a fine save from Brighton keeper Matt Ryan prevented Aaron Ramsey doubling their lead just before the interval.

"Yes, I remember it well, an Andy Carroll header", smiled Hughton.

Bombardier ruling risks thousands of Belfast jobs
Bombardier called the tariff "absurd and divorced from the reality about the financing of multibillion-dollar aircraft programs". We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising.

Arsenal headed into the last worldwide break on the back of a 4-0 mauling at Anfield which saw some uncomfortable questions asked of them and their manager.

'We kept the clean sheet and of course got three points.

Brighton gave a good account of themselves in North London, but they remain without an away win in the top flight since gaining promotion in May.

There were two changes made in the starting line up by Arsenal manager as Rob Holding filled in for Laurent Koscielny while Alex Iwobi started game in attacking midfield position.

Centre-back Mustafi then glanced the ball marginally wide of his own goal as Brighton began to lay siege to Cech's goal in search of a goal which would only increase the nervousness in the Arsenal defensive third.

Considering how little he has played for the club in the last few years, few Arsenal players get as much media attention as Jack Wilshere does. "Brighton are a very good team, they made it very hard for us but it was a great result to win the game and also come out with a clean sheet".

Recommended News

TOP News

Scorer Elgar unhappy with first-strike South Africa attack
But there was something to liven up the mood as Elgar clocked his ninth century three balls later. Elgar and Markram were largely untroubled as they ticked off several milestones.

Woman charters a plane exclusively to rescue 300 dogs, cats
Before and after the storm hit, Gear and a few friends worked to arrange for the animals to come to the states. "So when I watched Irma build up, I called the shelters ahead of time and said 'hey I'm here for you'".

Hurricane Maria: Path forecast keeps Maria away from United States mainland
Gibbs said officials think there are about 700 visitors on the island, which has a year-round population of about 1,000 residents. As of the last advisory from the hurricane center Lee was located about 445 miles east of Bermuda and was moving north at 9 mph.

China Is Kicking Out All North Korean Businesses
In response to Trump's call for war, the North Korea has strengthened its military forces across the eastern border. Security Council's September 11 approval of the latest sanctions, according to the Ministry of Commerce.

Two accused plead not guilty in Kim Jong Nam murder trial
Juliana, the first person Kim went to after being attacked, told the court "his hands were shaking a bit" but she didn't know why. Airport staff brought Kim Jong Nam to see Zulkarnain after the victim said he was attacked by two women from behind.

Ukip elects Henry Bolton as the party's new leader
A former soldier, Bolton is a one-time Lib Dem member who has worked as an European Union common defence strategist. Phil Hornby spent the day on the English Riviera, and watched the build-up to an unexpected result.

Updated Sony Playstation VR headset will feature built-in sound
However, the headset still needs to be switched off to do this, making it about one-fourth the hassle as it was before. It's a welcome change, given the fact that Sony has not made any changes since the first ever VR headset was launched.

Kane motivated by Messi, Ronaldo
Kane has scored six hat-tricks in 2017, the same as Lionel Messi , Cristiano Ronaldo and Robert Lewandowski (all two) combined. I think they will be very motivated to play against us and have had the whole week to prepare for the game against Tottenham .

Volcanos ready to erupt in Bali and Vanuatu
More than 75,000 people have fled the surrounding area , and local officials say the volcano could erupt in "a matter of hours". The airport in Bali's capital Denpasar, through which millions of foreign tourists pass every year, has not been affected.

Nick Saban addresses media as Tide prepares for Texas A&M
Bo Scarbrough started the scoring for Alabama early in the first quarter. "We were very inefficient on third down", Longo said. Wallace's ability to lock down his side of the field will be paramount in neutralizing the Rebels' passing prowess.