Manchester United back to winning ways with convincing 3-1 victory over Brighton at Old Trafford


Manchester United back to winning ways with convincing 3-1 victory over Brighton at Old Trafford

Manchester United got back on track in the Premier League with a 3-1 win over Brighton on Sunday.

The Red Devils found themselves in the bottom half of the table following last week’s defeat to Bournemouth.

Goals from Andreas Pereira and Marcus Rashford, with a first half own goal by Davy Propper, sealed the three points and saw Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side up to seventh.

Marcus Rashford scored the third for Manchester United
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Manchester United duo Scott McTominay and Victor Lindelof overcame knocks as Brandon Williams made his full Premier League debut against Brighton.

Teenager Williams replaced suspended Ashley Young at left-back as Solskjaer made five alterations to the win against Partizan Belgrade, with David De Gea, Lindelof, Daniel James and Andreas Pereira the others brought in.

Andreas Pereira opened the scoring for Manchester United
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Brighton named Shane Duffy and Leandro Trossard in place of Adam Webster and Pascal Gross at Old Trafford.

Victor Lindelof and Fred were involved in a move that ended with Andreas Pereira racing through the middle.

Dale Stephens’ tackle looked to have ended that attack, only for the ball to fall kindly for Martial, with the Frenchman cutting back for the Brazilian to hit a strike that went in off the unlucky Albion midfielder.

Matters would soon get worse for Graham Potter’s men after Dunk was booked for a late, clumsy challenge on Daniel James. Fred produced a fine delivery from the resulting free-kick, leading to a bundling McTominay effort being prodded over the line by Propper.