Manchester United are flying high under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and have now recorded 6 wins on the trot, making him the first United manager to begin his reign with 5 league wins in a row. They overcame a hard to beat Tottenham side last weekend in London and are now back in the fight for a top 4 finish. The Seagulls from Brighton lost their clash with leaders Liverpool, but are comfortably sitting on 13th place in the standings. This is their only loss in their last five outings.
Manchester United vs Brighton Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Manchester United||Loss||2 W/ 0 D/ 2 L||2 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
|Brighton||Win||2 W/ 0 D/ 2 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 2 L|
Worth mentioning: Whoever is the away side in this meeting does not stand much of a chance based on statistics, as the hosts have recorded 4 wins out of the four clashes. The visiting sides were unable to score a goal, prior to the last game, when United hit 2 past Brighton. All three games before that ended with only one of the teams scoring and under 2,5 goals.
Last game between the teams: 19.03.2018 Brighton – Manchester United 3:2; Glenn Murray 25’, Shane Duffy 27’, Pascal Gross 44’; Romelu Lukaku34’, Paul Pogba 90’ Last game at this venue: 17.03.2018 Manchester United – Brighton 2:0; Romelu Lukaku 37’, Nemanja Matic 83′
Manchester United vs Brighton Stats
|As of 15.01||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games at home/away|
|Manchester United||Win||7 W/ 1 D/ 2 L||4 W/ 1 D/ 0 L|
|Brighton||Loss||4 W/ 2 D/ 4 L||2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L|
Last game Manchester United: 13.01.2019 Tottenham – Manchester United 0:1; Marcus Rashford 44’ Last game Brighton: 12.01.2019 Brighton – Liverpool 0:1; Mohamed Salah 50’ (penalty)
Top performers Manchester United: Anthony Martial 8 goals 1 assist, Romelu Lukaku 8 goals, Paul Pogba 7 goals 7assists, Marcus Rashford 7 goals, 6 assists. Top performers Brighton: Glenn Murray 8 goals, Shane Duffy 4 goals 1 assist, Florin Andone 2 goals.
|Stats last 10 games||Scored:conceded||Over 2,5 goals||Both teams scoring||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Manchester United have kept a clean sheet in all of their last three outings, having previously gone on a run of eight games where they conceded at least once. All of these three games produced under 2,5 goals, as the Red Devils did not score more than two.
Manchester United vs Brighton News
Missing players Manchester United: Chris Smalling
Missing players Brighton: Alireza Jahanbakhsh and Bernardo are injured, while Matthew Ryan is away on international duty.
Manchester United vs Brighton Predictions
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