Man of the Match: Manchester United vs Brighton (Premier League)

Manchester United have now won each of their last six meetings with Brighton in all competitions. But in a lackluster opening 45 minutes, where United  failed to register a single shot on target, the Reds went behind,  Danny Welbeck scoring his 50th goal at the same end were thirteen years earlier he had scored his […]

Man of the Match: Brighton vs Man Utd (Carabao Cup)

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So once again our ‘other’ eleven did us proud, with Ole opting for ten changes from the team that had beaten Brighton on the same pitch last Saturday. Only Lindelof retained his place. In torrential rain, United maintained control of the match, without the controversies of 5 days ago. My Man of the Match has […]

Man of the Match: Brighton vs Man Utd (Premier League)

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‘The best team lost against the best players’ opined TV commentator Tim Sherwood. Should one feel sorry for Brighton & Hove Albion who ended up with no points while playing at home? Brighton did after all hit the woodwork no less than five times! The TV commentator maintained that United were lucky to have come […]

Brighton vs Man Utd (Premier League): Man of the Match

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Its incomprehensible how all five Premier League meetings played before this match, between Brighton and Man Utd have been won by the home side with Brighton winning 100 per cent of the time. United could not risk losing any points, as victory for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side was necessary to leapfrog Wolves into fifth place in […]

Three Things We Learnt in 3-0 Win at Brighton

Fernandes steals the show as dominant United hit Brighton for three 1. I sincerely cannot remember United being so dominant in the Premier League during the last seven years – particularly away from home – as they have been in those first 45 minutes against Brighton. We played some incredible possession football, very different from […]

Man Utd v Brighton: Man of the Match

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Manchester United had never lost in their 11 previous home meetings with Brighton in all competitions, winning nine and drawing two. In the days of Sir Alex Ferguson, such game would have been considered as something of a walkover. However, defeats to Crystal Palace, West Ham, Newcastle and Bournemouth already this season have  changed all […]

Man Utd v Brighton: United Climb Up to 7th with Comfortable Win

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1. Difficult to highlight just three points from today’s game against Brighton at Old Trafford. The first one to underline has to be how devastating can United’s counterattack be.  With the trio of Rashford-Martial-James on top, United have shown the skill and quickness to tear apart teams on the counter.  The understanding between the three […]