Highlight: Manchester United 2 – 1 Brighton (Match Report & Extended Highlight)

First-half goals from Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford ensured Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claimed a seventh successive win. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s became the first boss in the club’s history to win his first six league games following the 2-1 victory over Brighton and Hove Albion.

Highlight: Manchester United 2 - 1 Brighton (Match Report &  Extended Highlight)

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MATCH REPORT

Paul Pogba converted a 27th-minute penalty he won himself for his fifth goal in his last three games at Old Trafford before Marcus Rashford marked his 150th appearance with the second prior to the interval.

Pascal Gross pulled one back for Brighton, but United claimed the three points to move into fifth, above Arsenal, ahead of the Gunners’ home game with fourth-placed Chelsea later on Saturday.

Highlight: Manchester United 2 - 1 Brighton (Match Report &  Extended Highlight)

Extraordinary play from Rashford doubled the lead in the 42nd minute after taking in a Dalot pass, gets the better of his marker with some excellent skill before he curls a sublime finish into the far corner from an acute angle.

Brighton pulled one back through Pascal Gross who cooly made a good first touch before prodding a finish in off the underside of the crossbar.

PLAYER RATINGS

Highlight: Manchester United 2 - 1 Brighton (Match Report &  Extended Highlight)

LINE-UPS

Man Utd XI: A. Young, N. Matić, David de Gea, A.Herrera, P. Jones, V. Lindelöf, P. Pogba, A.Martial, J. Lingard, Diogo Dalot, M. Rashford

Subs: A.Sánchez, Sergio Romero, Darmian, J.Mata, R. Lukaku, A.Pereira, Bailly

Brighton XI: Bong, D. Button, Murray, Stephens, Groß, Pröpper, Duffy, Dunk, M.Montoya, Jürgen Locadia, S. March

Subs: Bruno, J. Steele, L. Balogun, B. Kayal, Knockaert, Andone, Viktor Gyokeres

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