Dean Smith’s side have enjoyed a fantastic start to the season, winning five of their opening seven games, while new signings Ollie Watkins, Matty Cash and Emiliano Martinez are all flourishing.
After defeats against Leeds and Southampton, Villa responded in emphatic style against Arsenal, winning 3-0 to move back inside the top-six.
Meanwhile, Brighton are languishing in 16th, having taken just six points from their opening eight matches, despite often playing very attractive football.
Graham Potter’s side now urgently need to start converting their promising displays into points to avoid another relegation battle. Here is everything you need to know: