Manchester Utd added three points to his scoreboard after winning 2-1 against Brighton this sunday in the Old Trafford. Both teams were returning to the competition after a break of more than three months due to the coronavirus health emergency. Manchester United wanted to improve his figures in the tournament after drawing 0-0 in the last match held against Crystal Palace. On the visitors’ side, Brighton and Hove Albion he won in his last two matches of the competition against Newcastle United at home and Southampton away, 3-0 and 2-1 respectively. After the score, the set of Red Devils is second, while Brighton It is sixteenth at the end of the match.
The first team to score was the visiting team, who took the opportunity to open the scoring thanks to a goal from Welbeck at 13 minutes, concluding the first half with a 1-0 score.
In the second half luck came for Manchester United, like the meeting with a bit of Rashford in minute 62. After a new play increased the score of the local team, which came back through a goal from Greenwood in minute 83, ending the confrontation with a score of 2-1 on the light.
Both coaches made moves on the substitute benches. The coach of Manchester United gave entrance to James, Van De Beek and Mctominay by Rashford, Cavani and Pogba, while Brighton gave entrance to Mac Allister, Zeqiri and Jahanbakhsh by Trossard, Lallana and Moder.
The match referee showed four yellow cards. Of the two teams, Cavani and Greenwood of the local team and Gross and White The visiting team were booked with a yellow card.
After overcoming the match, Manchester United was placed with 60 points, in the place of access to the Champions League, in second place in the classification table at the end of the match, Brighton and Hove Albion it stood in sixteenth place with 32 points.
The next day the Red Devils team will play away from home against Tottenham Hotspur, while Brighton and Hove Albion seek victory in your stadium before Everton.