Brighton vs Man United : Brighton & Hove Albion sent Jose Mourinho back to the drawing table for some reality check after beating his Manchester United wards 3-2 at the American Express Community Stadium.

Manchester United’s Belgian midfielder Marouane Fellaini (CR) challenges Brighton’s English midfielder Dale Stephens (CL) during the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Manchester United at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England on August 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO

The last game of MatchDay 2 ended a big embarrassment for United, hoping to demonstrate that they were ready to challenge their neighbours Manchester City for the title this season.

Bighton opened scoring with a stylish goal by Glenn Murray in the 25th minute. He flicked the ball over David De Gea from Solly March’s left-wing cross.
Two minutes later, Shane Duffy converted Anthony Knockaert’s pass after United had failed to clear a corner.

Romelu Lukaku’s header halved the deficit and triggered a revival hope.But Pascal Gross restored Brighton’s two-goal lead with a penalty before the break.

The visitors stepped up their game in the second half, but it only fetched a penalty goal from Paul Pogba in the stoppage time.


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