Brighton came back into Premier League action ten days ago, coming from behind to beat Arsenal 2-1 at home. Then battled to a goalless draw at Champions League chasing Leicester City.

BRIGHTON TEAM NEWS

Starting XI: Ryan, Lamptey, Dunk, Duffy, Burn, Montoya, Bissouma, Stephens, Propper, Mac Allister, Connolly.

Subs: Button, Schelotto, Bernardo, Gross, Mooy, March, Trossard, Murray, Maupay.


MAN UTD TEAM NEWS

Starting XI: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw, Matic, Pogba, Greenwood, Fernandes, Rashford, Martial.

Subs: Romero, Bailly, Williams, Fred, Pereira, McTominay, Mata, James, Ighalo.

1 min

KICK-OFF! Referee Andre Marriner blows his whistle for both Brighton and Manchester United players to take a knee, before the visitors get the game under way!

6 min

First attempt on goal goes Brighton’s way as Stephens shot was rising on its way over the target.

12 min

Wan-Bissaka exchanges passes with Greenwood and then finds Pogba who shifts the ball inside to Fernandes whose first-time effort is against the base of the Brighton post.

GOAL! BRIGHTON 0-1 MAN UTD (Greenwood, 17)

23 min

Bruno Fernandes steps up to take the free-kick here but aims high.

29 min

Man United work the ball from side to side, making Brighton do all the hard running yards.

GOAL! BRIGHTON 0-2 MAN UTD (Fernandes, 29)

35 min

Rashford, Greenwood, Martial and Fernandes hunt in unison to win possession back high up the field.

40 min

Propper sends a teasing ball in but Pogba just does enough to put the centre-back off as the cross sails behind.

45 min

There will be TWO minutes added on

HT: BRIGHTON 0-2 MAN UTD

46 min

Double change at the break for Brighton as Maupay and Trossard replace Propper and Lamptey.

GOAL! BRIGHTON 0-3 MAN UTD (Fernandes, 50)

59 min

Trossard drives forward and gets his body between Pogba and the ball, luring a free-kick off the United midfielder.

65 min

SUBS! Triple change for United as McTominay, Pereira and Williams and replace Fernandes, Pogba and Shaw.

72 min

Maupay threads the ball in behind for Connolly to chase but Matic covers well, turning it behind for a corner.

80 min

On comes Solly March for the hosts, Aaron Connolly making way.

90 min

We’re into added time here. Three extra ones.

90 + 3 min

Manchester United have extended their unbeaten run to 15 matches across all competitions (W11 D4); only Bayern Munich – 25 games – are currently on a longer streak without defeat in Europe’s big five leagues.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *