Manchester United will be welcoming Brighton and Hove Albion for the Premier League game on Monday at Old Trafford at 12:00 AM IST. The hosts have acquired the second spot with 57 points while the visitors have occupied the 16th position with 32 points.
Manchester United played 29 matches, they won 16 games, lost four fixtures and had a draw on nine occasions while Brighton and Hove Albion also played as many games, they were victorious on seven instances, lost and drew 11 fixtures each.
Brighton will be heading into this game on a positive note after beating Southampton and Newcastle United. They will be aiming to keep themselves on the winning track for the upcoming fixtures. Brighton beat Newcastle United in their previous outing, goals from Danny Welbeck, Neal Maupay and Leandro Trossard sealed the game for the visitors. This victory helped them to grab the 16th position
Manchester United were eliminated by Leicester City in the FA Cup just before the international break begun. Kelechi Iheanacho guided Leicester City to a 3-1 victory against Manchester United.
In the head-to-head competition between the two teams, Manchester United beat Brighton on 17 occasions, lost three games and had a draw on five instances. In the previous encounter between the two teams, which took place in September last year, Manchester United won the game 3-0.
Manchester United will be without Anthony Martial due to an injury that he picked up during an international game for France. Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood could feature in Sunday’s fixture for the Red Devils.
Aaron Connolly is sidelined for Brighton from the upcoming game due to an injury.