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Man United 0-1 Brighton – Premier League LIVE: Erik ten Hag’s awful week goes from bad to worse as ex-Red Devil Danny Welbeck strikes first at Old Trafford to give the visitors the lead

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Man United 0-1 Brighton

Brighton find the back of the net! It goes against the run of play but Welbeck puts the visitors ahead in the 19th minute of the game.

Man United 0-0 Brighton

Tom Heaton, Mason Mount, Sofyan Amrabat and Luke Shaw all pictured in the Directors Box this afternoon…

Man United 0-0 Brighton

15mins: That was a hairy moment for the United fans! Lindelof and Onana decided to play a little one-two in the box. But, that is why Erik ten Hag brought the goalkeeper in… they wanted someone that was comfortable with the ball at his feet.

Man United 0-0 Brighton

Brighton get out of their own half for the first time this afternoon. They made the most of the fact United are committing bodies forward. However, the Seagulls coulnd’t capitalise on their counter attack as Lallana miss controlled the ball on the edge of the box.

Man United 0-0 Brighton

Great start from United. They are dominating possesion and having a lot of success in the middle of the pitch. They are connecting well with each other but just need the finish their chances. Brighton are holding on!

Man United 0-0 Brighton

Rashford looks extremely sharp but United are utlimately denied by the flag. The England international unleashed a rocket towards goal but his shot was blocked. It feel to Reguilon – who cut back nicely. But, the flag went up.

United 0-0 Brighton

Another chance for United! Hojlund came extremely close to opening his account once again. However, he couldn’t quite connect with Rashford’s pass from the left.

Credit where credit is due though, that whole opportunity came from a lovely bit of skill from Eriksen in the middle. He turned his players beautifully and broke towards the edge of the box.

Man United 0-0 Brighton

Another chance for Manchester United. This time it comes from Rasmus Hojlund. He did well to rise above his defender and get a head on the ball but it floated just over the bar.

Man United 0-0 Brighton

Chance for Manchester United. It comes from Marcus Rashford. The England international danced past three players to make his way into the box. However, the angle was tight and he couldn’t quite get the power he needed behind it.

Man United 0-0 Brighton

Amrabat, Mount, Shaw and Heaton can all be seen sitting in the directors box. They will be frustrated they are missing this game… that’s for sure.

Man United 0-0 Brighton

Tariq Lamptey is awarded the first yellow card of the game for a challenge on Dalot. Dalot is aboustely furious but I think a yellow is a little harsh – espcially this early in the game.

Man United 0-0 Brighton

Good start from Manchester United. Very fiesty game and I expect that will continue. Lovely footwork from Scott McTominay on the righthand side of the pitch. He will be eager to prove his worth today.

Man United 0-0 Brighton

Brighton have come out of the block firing. They are asserting their dominance physically – giving Hojlund a shove in the opening minute of the game.

KICK OFF: Man United 0-0 Brighton

And… just like that, things at Old Trafford are underway! It is Brighton who start the proceedings today. The Seagulls will be looking to continue their fine form. While the Red Devils will be looking to turn their fortunes around this afternoon.

The players are out on the pitch…

Not long to go! The players have made their way out onto the pitch. We will be underway in just a few minutes… make sure you stay tuned!

NATHAN SALT: We are just moments away… atmosphere is ramping up here!

Atmosphere ramping up here. Brighton fans very noisy as kick-off approaches. In the home end we’ve had a first rendition of ‘We want Glazers out’ – expect more of that today.

JP previews Brighton's clash with Manchester United at Old Trafford…

Erik ten Hag explains his changes…

We are just 15 minutes out!

Harry Maguire appears to be in good spirits despite the abuse he has received!

Harry Maguire was back in the firing line in England’s win over Scotland at Hampden Park on Tuesday night, and was mocked by home fans before he scored an own-goal after coming on as a half-time substitute.

Maguire – who has fallen down the pecking order at Manchester United and lost his captaincy at the club – received even more abuse after the international friendly ended.

Exiled Jadon Sancho watches Man United's U18s play at Carrington while Erik ten Hag's first-team squad prepare to play Brighton in the Premier League

Jadon Sancho has been pictured watching Manchester United’s U18s team play at Carrington while his team-mates prepare to take on Brighton at Old Trafford later this Saturday.

It comes after he was banished from the first team squad amid his ongoing feud with manager Erik ten Hag.

The 23-year-old has refused to back down over their disagreement, with the Dutch manager becoming incensed by Sancho’s comments on social media that effectively branded Ten Hag a liar.


The countdown to kick off is on…

Hojlund catching the cameraman's eye…

Here come the rest of the United squad…

United's keepers are out on the pitch…

Sofyan Amrabat is ruled OUT of Man United's clash with Brighton after he was forced out of Morocco duty through injury

Well, Manchester United midfielder Sofyan Amrabat has been ruled out of this afternoon’s game against Brighton due to injury.

The deadline day loan signing from Fiorentina pulled out of the Morocco squad due to injury last week.

United were aware Amrabat had a slight problem with his back but still allowed him to join up with his national side.


Erik ten Hag claims he found 'NO-GOOD CULTURE' at Man United when he arrived, as he refuses to refer to Jadon Sancho by name, having already kicked out Cristiano Ronaldo over his behaviour

Erik ten Hag insists it’s his job to enforce strict discipline and change the culture at Manchester United following the decision to banish Jadon Sancho from first-team training.

Sancho is being made to train on his own at the academy facilities at Carrington after accusing Ten Hag of lying about the reasons behind his absence at Arsenal a fortnight ago and claiming to be a scapegoat.

Ten Hag is said to be furious at Sancho and is demanding an apology, but the player has refused to say sorry.


Erik ten Hag open up on setting very strict standards at Manchester United…

"Strict lines is what the club asked me because there was no good culture before last season so to set good standards, that is what I did and it is my job to control the standards.

"It is never someone makes one mistake, it is a whole process before you come to a certain outcome about strict lines. There is a structure to cross lines so you have to be strong."

Erik ten Hag on the abuse Harry Maguire has received and how he can help…

"I have said many times, it is disrespectful, doesn’t deserve it, he is a great player, gives great performances. It is crazy but how it works. Harry has to block this."

"It is also with the generation, about team construction, the group dynamic and always about the team, that is above everything else but within that everyone plays his role, different characters and you have to manage those characters."

Erik ten Hag on being without Jadon Sancho and Antony for this afternoon…

"You have sometimes setbacks in seasons, players are injured or for other reasons are not available so you construct a squad and the squad is very good and the players who are available and motivated to give a good performance."

Rasmus Hojlund finally makes his first start for Manchester United…

Rasmus Hojlund is finally starting for Manchester United this afternoon. However, it’s not the first time has featured for United.

Having previously being ruled out by injury following his £72m move to United, Hojlund marked his debut as he came off the bench to replace Anthony Martial in the second-half of United’s clash with Arsenal.

The Danish striker displayed glimpses of his quality at the Emirates Stadium and Gary Neville believes he could be the answer to United’s long search for a prolific striker.

Sneak peak inside Utd's changing room…

Brighton are in the house…

A little look at Man United starting XI…

Well, I wasn’t expecting Reguilon to start. I felt Erik ten Hag would go for Wan-Bissaka this afternoon. While Pellistri’s absence from the starting XI is somewhat predictable.

Brighton's team news is in…

Manchester United's team news is in…

Brighton will be looking to Pascal Gross for success against Manchester United

Much like Man United and Bruno Fernandes… Brighton will be looking to Pascal Gross for success this afteroon. He has scored six Premier League goals against Manchester United, including both in the 2-1 win at Old Trafford last season.

Brighton could equal a club record of scoring in 16 successive away league matches!

Brighton could hit the headlines this evening by equalling a club record of scoring in 16 successive away league matches, first set in League One between August 2009 and February 2010.

Brighton are looking to make some history of their own this afternoon!

Man United aren’t the only team looking to make a mark this evening. Brighton are seeking successive Premier League away wins for the first time since a run of three between November and January last season.

Man United will be calling on Bruno Fernandes to get them through!

Manchester United are desperate to turn their form around. They will look to Bruno Fernandes to help them with that. He has scored four and set up two of the past eight goals scored by United against Brighton.

So, when was Manchester United's last defeat at Old Trafford?

United are used to winning at Old Trafford but that hasn’t stopped them from being beaten before. Their last home loss was by 1-0 against Real Sociedad in the Europa League on 8 September 2022.

Man United have turned Old Trafford into somewhat of a fortress

The Red Devils have gone 31 games – which is more than a year – without defeat at Old Trafford, winning 27 and drawing four in all competitions.

Additionally, Man United are closing in on their ninth consecutive league win at Old Trafford, which would be their longest run since a 12-match streak in 2012-13.

The scene has been set…

United need to turn their form around and start scoring against Brighton

United will be looking to find the back of the net sharpish this afternoon. The Red Devils have scored just once in their four previous clashes with Brighton in all competitions. Plus, the one time they did find the back of the net came from an own goal by Alexis Mac Allister in this fixture last year.

Manchester United don't have the best track record against Brighton!

Well… it’s safe to say, Manchester United don’t have the best record when it comes to Brighton at the moment. Manchester United have lost their past three league games against Brighton – including last season’s corresponding fixture, which was Erik ten Hag’s first match in charge.

The Man United squad are in the house!

Hello and welcome!

Hello and welcome to our live blog for this afternoon’s fixture between Manchester United and Brighton. We will be bringing you all the latest news, as well as, minute-by-minute coverage of the game. So… make sure you stay tuned!


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