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All the factz on Arsenal v Brighton, including which TV channel its on

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The final match in the Premier League today is at the Emirates Stadium as Arsenal take on Brighton & Hove Albion. 

Arsenal need a win to boost their hopes of qualifying for next season’s Champions League. Meanwhile Brighton can play with freedom, with Cardiff’s relegation having been confirmed yesterday.

The match kicks off at 4.30pm and it is live on Sky Sports Premier League. Here are the factz you need to know:

* The sides drew 1-1 earlier in the season at the Amex Stadium.
* Arsenal have lost 4 of their last 5 matches in the PL.
* Brighton have limped over the survival line – just two wins in their last 16 matches and no wins in their last 7.
* Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang needs one goal to reach 20 league strikes this season. Only 5 Arsenal players have reached this milestone previously in the PL era.
* Goalscoring away from home is a major problem for the Seagulls – they have drawn a blank on 8 occasions – only relegated Cardiff and Huddersfield have worse records.

All the factz on Brighton v Newcastle United, including which TV channel its on

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The tea-time kick off in the Premier League today sees Newcastle United travel south to face Brighton & Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium. 

Brighton desperately need points to stay ahead of Cardiff City, who currently occupy the final relegation place. But while Newcastle have nothing to play for, it means they can play with freedom.

The match kicks off at 5.30pm and it is live on BT Sport 1. Here are the factz you need to know:

* Brighton are bang out of form: they’ve lost 6 of their last 7 matches, failing to score in any of them.
* Newcastle have won 5 of their last 10 PL matches, losing 3.
* Glenn Murray hasn’t scored at the Amex since December.
* Only 6 clubs have conceded fewer goals than Newcastle this season – 44.
* The Seagulls have only scored more than one goal in a league match 3 times this year.

All the factz on Tottenham Hotspur v Brighton, including which TV channel its on

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There are a pair of matches in the Premier League tonight, with Brighton & Hove Albion making a first trip to Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium.

After a defeat last time out, Spurs will be desperate to win to bolster their chances of Champions League qualification. Meanwhile Brighton will be just as desperate for three points as they seek to build a bigger gap between themselves and Cardiff City directly below them in the table in the final relegation spot.

The match kicks off at 7.45pm and it is live on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event. Here are the factz you need to know:

  • Spurs beat Brighton 1-2 at the Amex Stadium earlier in the season.
  • Tottenham have won all three games at their new stadium without conceding a goal.
  • Brighton ended a run of 5 consecutive defeats at the weekend with a draw against Wolves.
  • However, the Seagulls have failed to score in any of their past 6 matches.
  • Spurs have drawn just one PL match this season.

All the factz on the April 13 3pm kick-offs in the Premier League

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There are just 4 matches kicking off at the traditional 3pm on Saturday slot in the Premier League this week. 

It’ll be all eyes on the relegation scrap today as all of those with fears of going down are playing, so there are some cliched 6-pointers happening.

Here are the factz you need to know:

Brighton & Hove Albion v AFC Bournemouth 

* Brighton have won just 2 of their last 11 PL matches.
* Bournemouth are similarly out of form: they have won 1 of their last 9 matches and lost 10 of their last 11 away from home.
* Brighton have scored just 17 goals at home this season – only Crystal Palace and Huddersfield Town have scored fewer.
* However, Bournemouth have conceded 37 goals on their travels, only Fulham have let in more.

* Bournemouth have to be wary of Brighton’s set-pieces – they’ve scored 18 goals from dead ball situations, second only to Liverpool.

Burnley v Cardiff City

* Burnley won the reverse fixture earlier in the season.
* The Clarets have won their last 2 matches, having lost their previous four.
* Meanwhile Cardiff have lost 5 of their last 6 PL matches, winning the other.
* Burnley aren’t great at home – they’ve lost 8 PL matches at Turf Moor this season so far.

* But then Cardiff aren’t good on their travels either – winning just 8 points. Only Fulham and Huddersfield have won fewer.

Fulham v Everton

* Three second half goals took Everton to a comfortable 3-0 win at Goodison Park in the reverse fixture.
* Fulham have conceded two or more goals in each of their past 13 PL matches – that’s a top-flight record.
* Everton have won their last 3 matches without conceding a goal.
* The Cottagers have lost their last 9 PL matches in a row.

* Everton have won 3 away matches this year – another today will match their entire 2018 total.

Southampton v Wolverhampton Wanderers

* Wolves eased to a 2-0 win in the reverse fixture back in September.
* Southampton have won 3 and lost 3 in their last 6 PL matches.
* Wolves are looking to complete just their second league double of the season. They’ve already beaten West Ham twice.
* Saints have scored in each of their last 11 PL matches at St Mary’s.
* Keeping a lead is Southampton’s main problem – they’ve dropped 23 points from winning positions.

All the factz on the March 30 3pm kick-offs in the Premier League

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There are five matches that kick off at 3pm in the Premier League today, with the focus very much on the relegation battle. 

At this point in the season, teams are getting increasingly desperate to get to a points total that will keep them in the division for another year, so expect some frantic football.

Here are the factz you need to know:

Brighton & Hove Albion v Southampton 

* In the reverse fixture, Brighton came from 2 goals down to snatch a draw at St Mary’s.
* Brighton’s form has recovered recently – two wins out of two following a run of one win in 12.
* Saints are stuttering and have yet to win away from home under Ralph Hasenhuttl.
* Goals have been Brighton’s problem recently – they’ve only scored more than once in a game in their last 12 home matches.

* James Ward-Prowse is Saints’ main man at the moment – he has scored in 3 successive matches and has 6 goals in all in 2019.

Burnley v Wolverhampton Wanderers 

* Wolves won the reverse fixture 1-0 at Molineux.

* Burnley have lost their last 4 matches, dragging them back into relegation trouble.
* Wolves are in good form; 4 wins in their last 8 matches and just one defeat.
* The Clarets haven’t kept a clean sheet in 8 matches.

* Raul Jimenez is Wolves’ main man – he’s had a hand in 18 of their 38 league goals this season (12 goals).

Crystal Palace v Huddersfield Town

* Huddersfield could be relegated today – and would equal the Premier League record if they do.
* Palace are at risk of being dragged back into the relegation fight – they have lost 3 of their last 4 PL matches.
* However, Huddersfield have lost 16 of their last 18 PL matches, winning just one.
* Selhurst Park is far from a fortress for Palace this season – they’ve won just 13 points there. Only Huddersfield have a worst record.

* Huddersfield have scored just 18 goals this season – 9 fewer than anyone else.

Leicester City v AFC Bournemouth

* Bournemouth thumped Leicester 4-2 at the Vitality Stadium earlier in the season.
* Leicester have won 3 of their 4 matches under Brendan Rodgers.
* Bournemouth are out of form, with 1 win in their last 7 matches, with 4 defeats in that run.
* Leicester haven’t kept a clean sheet in their past 10 matches.

* The Cherries aren’t great on the road – they’ve already lost 11 PL matches away from the Vitality Stadium.

Manchester United v Watford

* United love playing Watford – they’ve won 15 of the last 16 meetings in all competitions.
* The Red Devils haven’t lost at home in the PL since August – a run of 12 matches.
* Watford have won 12 matches this season – they haven’t won 13 in a top flight season since 1986/7.
* Gerard Deulofeu is Watford’s form man with 4 goals and 2 assists in his last 4 appearances.
* However, United have kept just two clean sheets at home all season – only Fulham have a worse record.