Manchester United welcomed Brighton and Hove Albion earlier today for the Premier League fixture at Old Trafford. The home team came out victorious as they beat the visitors by 2-1.
Brighton and Hove Albion struck early in the game as they scored the first goal of the night in the 13th minute and gave a comprehensive lead to his team. The visitors had an upper hand as they were 1-0 up before the first half concluded. Marcus Rushford scored the equaliser in the 62nd minute and laid the foundation for a comeback. Mason Greenwood netted the ball at the most crucial stage of the match and gave a lead of 2-1 to the home team. The game ended in the hosts’ favour as Brighton couldn’t level the scores before the game finished.
Manchester United and Brighton had a ball possession of 58% and 42% respectively. The home team took 15 shots on target while the visitors only managed to take five shots. With this victory, Manchester United finds themselves at the second spot with 60 points while Brighton is currently at the 16th position with 32 points. Twitter explodes to Manchester United’s comeback after being 1-0 down in the first half against Brighton, let’s have a look at the best tweets: