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The boys take on Brighton & Hove Albion in the FA Cup fourth roundat Amex Stadium on Sunday.

You can find out more about our opponents below:


Brighton & Hove Albion Full name: Brighton & Hove Albion
Manager: Chris Hughton
Club colours: Blue and white shirts, blue shorts, blue and white socks
Nickname:The Seagulls


Three facts about Brighton & Hove Albion:

  • Arsenal have drawn Brighton four times in the FA Cup winning all four matches.
  • Brighton have only lost one of their last 12 FA Cup home matches, but that was 2-3 versus Arsenal in January 2013. 
  • Arsenal have conceded exactly two goals in five of their last six FA Cup matches away from home (including games at Wembley).


Joao Teixeira Brighton & Hove AlbionSTAR MAN
Joao Teixeira
Skilful Liverpool loanee Joao Teixeira has only started two games under Hughton but he was superb in the 3-2 midweek victory over Ipswich Town, scoring twice. A bundle of tricks, he will punish Arsenal if allowed space between the lines, and must be watched carefully.