Manchester United vs Brighton & Hove Albion Match Preview


On the 18th of December, Brighton & Hove Albion will travel to Manchester to battle Manchester United in a Premier League match. In their last match, Manchester United recorded a 1-0 shutout win against Crystal Palace. Fred struck first for Manchester United in the 77th minute on a feed from Mason Greenwood, and that was all the excitement the two teams could muster In the end, Crystal Palace was frustrated by Manchester United’s defence and couldn’t put any tallies on the board. Manchester United ended the match with the shutout victory. Manchester United is looking for direction having earned 11 points in their last 10 matches, while in their last match, Brighton & Hove Albion recorded a 1-1 draw against Southampton. Armando Broja struck first for Southampton in the 29th minute on a feed from Nathan Redmond, then Neal Maupay tied it up for Brighton & Hove Albion in the 8th minute of the second half’s stoppage time on a feed from Jakub Moder earning Brighton & Hove Albion a comeback draw. They’re hoping to improve on their recent performance, having lost 2 of their last 10.

These two teams have not yet played each other this season. Last season Manchester United won the head to head battle with 2 wins.

Brighton & Hove Albion’s most prolific scorer has been Neal Maupay. He has netted two goals over the last 5 matches. Manchester United’s most prolific scorer has been Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portugeese attacker has netted 3 goals over the last 5 matches

Ralf Rangnick’s Manchester United squad will be without Paul Pogba, Edinson Cavani and Aaron Wan-Bissaka, while Graham Potter’s Brighton & Hove Albion squad will be without Adam Lallana, Steven Alzate, Adam Webster and Sarmiento.