FALMER. Brighton & Hove Albion demolishes Manchester United 4-0 with goals of M. Caicedo (15′), M. Cucurella (49′), P. Gross (57′) and L. Trossard (60′). Manchester United lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (57%).
The match was played at the The American Express Community Stadium stadium in Falmer on Saturday and it started at 5:30 pm local time. The referee was Andy Madley with the help of Darren Cann and Adrian Holmes. The 4th official was John Brooks. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 15.5 degrees Celsius or 59.97 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 80%.
Manchester United was in firm control of the ball 57% while Brighton & Hove Albion was struggling with a 43% ball possession.
Brighton & Hove Albion was more aggressive with 58 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Brighton & Hove Albion won the match.
Brighton & Hove Albion shot 17 times, 6 on target, 11 off target. On the other side, Manchester United shot 14 times, 5 on target, 9 off target.
No yellow cards were issued to Brighton & Hove Albion. On the other side, Manchester United received 2 yellow cards (C. Ronaldo and D. Dalot).
After playing this match, Brighton & Hove Albion will have 44 points to move up in the 10th place. On the other side, Manchester United will stay with 58 points to stay in the 6th place.
A. Mac Allister
Manchester United will play away with Crystal Palace on the 22nd of May with a 12-2 head to head statistic in favor of Manchester United (4 draws).
Brighton & Hove Albion: Formation and Lineups
Brighton & Hove Albion started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Graham Potter chose to play with the following team: Robert Sánchez , Joël Veltman , Lewis Dunk , Marc Cucurella , Solly March , Yves Bissouma , Moisés Caicedo , Leandro Trossard , Pascal Groß , Alexis Mac Allister and Danny Welbeck .
Brighton & Hove Albion made 3 changes: A. Mac Allister for A. Webster (66′), S. March for T. Lamptey (77′) and Y. Bissouma for N. Maupay (84′).
Top player: Leandro Trossard
The player who no doubt impressed Brighton & Hove Albion the most was Leandro Trossard.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 30 passes (66% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 5. He performed 2 crosses.
Manchester United: Formation and Lineups
Manchester United started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the opposite side, Ralf Rangnick played with: David De Gea , Diogo Dalot , Victor Lindelöf , Raphaël Varane , Alex Telles , Scott McTominay , Nemanja Matić , Anthony Elanga , Juan Mata , Bruno Fernandes and Cristiano Ronaldo .
Manchester United made 3 changes: N. Matic for Fred (46′), A. Elanga for E. Cavani (46′) and J. Mata for H. Maguire (72′).
Top player: Bruno Fernandes
The player who no doubt impressed Manchester United the most was Bruno Fernandes.
His rating iswith 58 passes (87% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 7. He performed 6 crosses.
Results of the day
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