Manchester United’s woes continued this weekend with a 1-1 home draw against Southampton. The Red Devils started well and took the lead through Jadon Sancho, before a second-half equaliser from Che Adams condemned them to a third consecutive 1-1 draw in all competitions.
Having now taken just two points from the last available six, Ralf Rangnick’s men have slipped to fifth in the table, but a victory here would lift them over West Ham and into the Champions League qualification spots. The question is, do they have the consistency to remain there, even if they manage to retrieve the three points on Tuesday night?
It certainly won’t be easy for the hosts against a Brighton & Hove Albion outfit in fine form at the moment. The Seagulls are six points clear of 11th placed Leicester City and look good value for a top-half finish, so may now be targeting a late run for the European qualification spots themselves.
Goals from Neal Maupay and Adam Webster secured a 0-2 victory over Watford at Vicarage Road on Saturday, extending Graham Potter’s side’s unbeaten run to seven games in the Premier League. Will they make it eight without defeat at Old Trafford?
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Man Utd vs Brighton: Match Stats
United have failed to win their last three games, drawing with Southampton and Burnley in the league since a penalty defeat to Middlesbrough in the FA Cup. Brighton meanwhile are unbeaten in seven in the league, having lost just once in their last 11 Premier League outings.
Neal Maupay has taken the second-highest amount of shots in the Brighton squad this season with 40, three of which game in Saturday’s win at Watford in which he found the net. United faced no fewer than 13 Southampton shots on Saturday, so the Seagulls’ French striker will feel he’ll get opportunities to test David de Gea in this game.
4 April 2021- Man Utd 2-1 Brighton- Premier League
30 Sep 2020 – Brighton 0-3 Man Utd – League Cup
26 Sep 2020 – Brighton 2-3 Man Utd – Premier League
30 Jun 2020 – Brighton 0-3 Man Utd – Premier League
10 Nov 2019 – Man Utd 3-1 Brighton – Premier League
The Red Devils have dominated the recent meetings between the pair winning each of their last six meetings. Marcus Rashford enjoys playing against the Seagulls with four goals from his last six against them.