Premier League 2019 Manchester United vs Brighton highlights – Manchester United got to the seventh spot in the Premier League table after taking on Brighton and defeating them by a 2 goal margin. Manchester United’s coach, Ole described it as the best performance of the season by Manchester United. This was United’s biggest home win since August. Daniel James out on the right started the move which led to United’s opener from Andreas Pereira in the 17th minute.
Just 2 minutes later an own goal from Pröpper doubled the home advantage. This was the quickest that the Red Devil’s have been 2-0 up in a Premier League game at Old Trafford since May 2017 against Crystal Palace. The Brazilian midfielder, Fred has been heavily criticized since his £47m move from Shakhtar Donetsk in the summer of 2018. Fred was acquired by Jose Mourinho who needed midfield reinforcements and feared that nobody would join leading to an impulse buy of Fred.
Premier League 2019 Manchester United vs Brighton highlights
Ole also initially doubted in the capabilities of the Brazilian, but suddenly, he has shocked everyone and has started defining his worth. He was the standout player against Brighton. Him being efficient & energetic and making multiple creative passes is what helped the United offense. The third goal of the game was also because of his contribution as another defense-splitting pass from the Brazilian found Anthony Martial who set up for Marcus Rashford for United’s third to secure the three points for Solskjaer’s side ahead of the International break.
Premier League 2019 Manchester United vs Brighton highlights – Lewis Dunk’s goal at the 64rth minute was the only moment of celebration for the traveling fans whose side sit 11th in the table with 15 points. Brighton’s manager after the game said that they deserved the win and Brighton as a team is still finding solutions on how to play against the top six. A victory for Brighton would have taken them to the 5th place in the Premier League table which would have been the highest point of the club since its inception. The match ended with the scoreline 3-1 to the Devils.
Brighton’s next game is against the current runners up, Leicester City on 23rd November and Manchester United will take on Sheffield United the following day.
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