Brighton and Hove Albion – Arsenal: Stalemate played out following questionable Unai Emery substitutions (1-1)
Unai Emery’s 4-4-2 diamond system dominated early on, but Arsenal’s post-goal game-management cost them dearly in the end. Emery’s second half changes made matters worse, because they killed the connection between defense and attack. Brighton capitalized and took a deserved point against a top six team.
Tactical analysis and match report by Peter M.
Three changes were made by Chris Hughton, most likely for rotational reasons in such a busy period. Florin Andone made . . .
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