Man Utd 3-1 Brighton: In-form Red Devils climb up to 7th but McTominay limps off
Manchester United moved into seventh in the Premier League with a comfortable win over Brighton at Old Trafford.
3 – 1:-Andreas Pereira (17′),Propper (19′ OG),Rashford (66′),Dunk (64′)
GOAL! Man Utd 1-0 Brighton (Pereira)
GOOOAL! Pereira makes it 1-0 to United! The attacking midfielder surges forward from deep before Stephens’ intervenion helps him pick out Martial on the left-hand side of the box. The forward then bides his time before pulling it back to Pereira on the edge of the area, and he sweeps his effort into the net with a helping hand from Stephens’ wicked deflection.
OWN GOAL! Man Utd 2-0 Brighton (Propper)
GOAL! An own goal from Propper makes it 2-0 to United! Fred whips a testing delivery into the box which Maguire manages to nod down to McTominay, but Propper pokes the ball into the net from close range before McTominay can reach it. However, there will be a VAR check before the goal is confirmed…
The video referee decides there was no reason to award Brighton a free-kick in the build-up to the goal, and United have their two-goal lead confirmed.
Yellow Card! Montoya booked
Montoya is shown Brighton’s third yellow card of the match following a poor tackle on Rashford.
Yellow Card! Williams booked
Williams is shown a yellow card following a late tackle on Alzate, but there will be a VAR check to assess whether it was a red-card offence.
GOAL! Man Utd 2-1 Brighton (Dunk)
GOOOAL! Dunk pulls one back to make it 2-1! Gross whips a corner delivery in from the right-hand side, and Dunk then rises above Maguire just outside the six-yard box to close the gap between the sides.
GOAL! Man Utd 3-1 Brighton (Rashford)
GOOOAL! Rashford makes it 3-1 to United! Fred slides a through ball into the path of Martial who is tackled by Dunk, but the striker shows great awareness to pull it back to Rashford who sees his drilled effort crash off the crossbar and into the net.
It looked like the opportunity had gone when Martial was tamed by Dunk when running through on goal, but the str