Manchester United vs Brighton – Preview, Tips and Odds

England: Premier League
Manchester Utd
Full Time
1:2
Brighton
Highlights and Stats


The teams of Manchester United and Brighton will face each other on Sunday at Old Trafford for a game of the 1st round of the Premier League. The Red Devils were able a spot in the Europa League after finishing on the 6th position in the English top flight. On the other hand, the Seagulls ended up on the 9th place. Erik Ten Haag will make his debut as a manager in the Premier League.

Manchester United vs Brighton Head to Head

TeamLast Game 2022/05/07Last 20 Games
Manchester Utd
loss
  • ?
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Waway
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Daway
  • Whome
Brighton
win
  • ?
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Lhome
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Daway
  • Whome
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Dhome
  • Laway

Worth Mentioning

The last match between the sides concluded in a home win for Brighton, with the final score of 4:0. The two opponents faced each other on the 7th of May 2022. Hosting evidently helped in the previous 10 encounters, with the home side recording 7 victories and preventing their opponents from getting the better of them in 7 out of 10. Manchester United and Brighton did not draw even once across their last 10 clashes. As many as two of the previous five meetings saw both sides hitting the back of the nets and four finished with over 2.5 goals. The Red Devils did not concede in two of those games, and the Seagulls kept a clean sheet on one occasion. From a statistical point of view, the recent five matches tend to produce an average of 3.40 goals.

Manchester United vs Brighton Last Games Averages

*Average Metrics based on available data from last 20 games

Manchester UtdBrighton
  • Goals

    1.75
    0.85
  • Fouls

    10.00
    11.36
  • Corners

    5.09
    3.91
  • Offsides

    1.55
    1.91
  • Cards

    1.36
    1.91
  • Posession

    56%
    44%

Manchester United Form

  • ?
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Lhome

On May 22nd Manchester United ended in a disappointing 0:1 loss to Crystal Palace away from home in a Premier League encounter. At the present moment, the club is on a streak of two consecutive losses. Playing on home ground worked miracles throughout the Red Devils’ recent 10 encounters. The home side earned the victory 7 times in total and avoided defeat on 9 occasions. Out of the outfit’s latest 10 clashes, 2 finished without a winner and in a draw. Three of the preceding five Manchester United meetings resulted in over 2.5 goals, with both sides scoring in two of those. Throughout the period, they were capable of limiting their opponents to no goals in one, while they were unsuccessful in scoring in two cases. Based on statistics, their most recent 5 outings ended with an average of 2.80 goals.
  • Goals
    0.90
  • Fouls
    10.70
  • Corners
    5.00
  • Offsides
    2.60
  • Cards
    1.90
  • Posession
    53%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Premier League2022/05/22Crystal PalaceManchester United10 L
Premier League2022/05/07Brighton & Hove AlbionManchester United40 L
Premier League2022/05/02Manchester UnitedBrentford30 W
Premier League2022/04/28Manchester UnitedChelsea11 D
Premier League2022/04/23ArsenalManchester United31 L
Premier League2022/04/19LiverpoolManchester United40 L
Premier League2022/04/16Manchester UnitedNorwich City32 W
Premier League2022/04/09EvertonManchester United10 L
Premier League2022/04/02Manchester UnitedLeicester City11 D
UEFA Champions League2022/03/15Manchester UnitedAtletico Madrid01 L

Brighton Form

  • ?
  • Whome
  • Daway
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Waway
  • Waway
  • Dhome
  • Lhome

The latest match of Brighton was against West Ham United on Sunday, with the outcome being a comfortable 3:1 win at home. Currently, the club is on a streak of five games without a win, recording two draws and three wins. Playing on home ground had no considerable impact in Brighton’s last ten meetings, as the hosts recorded 3 victories, while the guests triumphed on 4 occasions. When we take a look at the last five clashes, we see that all but one ended with more than 2.5 goals, with three having the two involved sides scoring. The Seagulls managed to keep two clean sheets and scored at least one goal in all. The total goals scored across the team’s last five outings amounted to 17.
  • Goals
    1.60
  • Fouls
    10.50
  • Corners
    4.90
  • Offsides
    1.80
  • Cards
    1.80
  • Posession
    47%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Premier League2022/05/22Brighton & Hove AlbionWest Ham United31 W
Premier League2022/05/15Leeds UnitedBrighton & Hove Albion11 D
Premier League2022/05/07Brighton & Hove AlbionManchester United40 W
Premier League2022/04/30Wolverhampton WanderersBrighton & Hove Albion03 W
Premier League2022/04/24Brighton & Hove AlbionSouthampton22 D
Premier League2022/04/20Manchester CityBrighton & Hove Albion30 L
Premier League2022/04/16Tottenham HotspurBrighton & Hove Albion01 W
Premier League2022/04/09ArsenalBrighton & Hove Albion12 W
Premier League2022/04/02Brighton & Hove AlbionNorwich City00 D
Premier League2022/03/16Brighton & Hove AlbionTottenham Hotspur02 L

Formations and Lineups

Manchester Utd

Formation:4-3-3
  • G1David De Gea
  • D20Diogo Dalot
  • D5Harry Maguire
  • D6Lisandro Martínez
  • D23Luke Shaw
  • M39Scott McTominay
  • M17Fred
  • M8Bruno Fernandes
  • F25Jadon Sancho
  • F14Christian Eriksen
  • F10Marcus Rashford
1 David De Gea 20 Diogo Dalot 5 Harry Maguire 6 Lisandro Martínez 23 Luke Shaw 39 Scott McTominay 17 Fred 8 Bruno Fernandes 25 Jadon Sancho 14 Christian Eriksen 10 Marcus Rashford

Brighton

Formation:3-4-2-1
  • G1Robert Sánchez
  • D34Joël Veltman
  • D5Lewis Dunk
  • D4Adam Webster
  • M13Pascal Groß
  • M10Alexis Mac Allister
  • M25Moisés Caicedo
  • M11Leandro Trossard
  • F7Solly March
  • F14Adam Lallana
  • F18Danny Welbeck
1 Robert Sánchez 34 Joël Veltman 5 Lewis Dunk 4 Adam Webster 13 Pascal Groß 10 Alexis Mac Allister 25 Moisés Caicedo 11 Leandro Trossard 7 Solly March 14 Adam Lallana 18 Danny Welbeck

Match Details

Manchester UtdvsBrighton
  • 90+5`
    (in) D. Undav(out) D. Welbeck
  • 90+1`
    (in) L. Colwill(out) S. March
  • 90`
    (in) A. Garnacho(out) B. Fernandes
  • 90`
    (in) T. Malacia(out) L. Shaw
  • 90`
    (in) A. Elanga(out) J. Sancho
  • 78`
    (in) D. van de Beek(out) S. McTominay
  • 76`
    (in) E. Mwepu(out) A. Lallana
  • 75`
    (in) T. Lamptey(out) L. Trossard
  • 74`
    L. ShawRoughing
  • 68`
    A. Mac Allister (o.g.)
    1 - 2
  • 53`
    (in) C. Ronaldo(out) Fred
  • 53`
    L. TrossardRoughing
  • 53`
    H. MaguireRoughing
  • 45+2`
    L. MartinezHolding
  • 39`
    0 - 2
    P. Gross
  • 30`
    0 - 1
    P. GrossD. Welbeck
  • 25`
    S. McTominayTripping

Players Ratings

Manchester UtdvsBrighton
  • 8Bruno Fernandes
    7.3 / 10
  • 6Lisandro Martínez
    7.2 / 10
  • 14Christian Eriksen
    7.2 / 10
  • 5Harry Maguire
    7 / 10
  • 23Luke Shaw
    7 / 10
  • 25Jadon Sancho
    7 / 10
  • 20Diogo Dalot
    6.7 / 10
  • 34Donny van de Beek
    6.7 / 10
  • 7Cristiano Ronaldo
    6.6 / 10
  • 10Marcus Rashford
    6.3 / 10
  • 1David De Gea
    6.2 / 10
  • 39Scott McTominay
    6.2 / 10
  • 17Fred
    6.2 / 10
  • 13Pascal Groß
    7.9 / 10
  • 18Danny Welbeck
    7.9 / 10
  • 25Moisés Caicedo
    7.5 / 10
  • 1Robert Sánchez
    7.3 / 10
  • 34Joël Veltman
    7.2 / 10
  • 11Leandro Trossard
    7.2 / 10
  • 14Adam Lallana
    7.2 / 10
  • 4Adam Webster
    6.9 / 10
  • 5Lewis Dunk
    6.7 / 10
  • 2Tariq Lamptey
    6.7 / 10
  • 7Solly March
    6.6 / 10
  • 8Enock Mwepu
    6.6 / 10
  • 10Alexis Mac Allister
    6.5 / 10