The goals of Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood signed the comeback of the Manchester United against Brighton (2-1) and secured him in second place in the Premier, before facing Granada in the first leg of the Europa League.
The set of Ole Gunnar Solksjaer He knew how to straighten out a shock that caught him in the first minutes to take advantage of the stumble of the rest of the contenders for United’s position in the table. The ‘reds’ made the day profitable against Leicester, Chelsea and Tottenham, who did not win on this thirty-first day.
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Brighton used their first opportunity to take advantage. A pass from the right by Pascal Gross was finished off by Danny Welbeck twice. The first was rejected by goalkeeper Dean Henderson, who again left David de Gea on the bench. The attacker picked up the rejection and, also headlong carried the ball into the net.
It cost Manchester to straighten the situation. Graham Potter’s team held out for an hour with the advantage, but the appearance of Bruno Fernandes was decisive. The Portuguese assisted Marcus Rashford, who beat Spanish Robert Sánchez for the first time. He pulled tight to a stick.
In the middle of the local avalanche, the second goal came. Seven minutes from the end a Paul Pogba center took advantage of it, head-on, Mason Greenwood.
United kept their lead until the end to achieve a new victory. With one less game he has the leader, City, to fourteen points. But now he takes four out of the third, the Leicester, nine to Chelsea, fourth, and eleven Tottenham.