FALMER. Brighton & Hove Albion annihilates Manchester United 4-0 with goals of M. Caicedo (15′), M. Cucurella (49′), P. Gross (57′) and L. Trossard (60′). Manchester United lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (57%).
The match was played at the The American Express Community Stadium stadium in Falmer on Saturday and it started at 5:30 pm local time. The referee was Andy Madley with the collaboration of Darren Cann and Adrian Holmes. The 4th official was John Brooks. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 15.5 degrees Celsius or 59.97 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 80%.
Manchester United had a superior ball possession 57% while Brighton & Hove Albion was struggling with a 43% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Brighton & Hove Albion had a more offensive attitude with 58 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 6 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Brighton & Hove Albion won the match.
Brighton & Hove Albion shot 17 times, 6 on target, 11 off target. On the other side, Manchester United shot 15 times, 5 on target, 10 off target.
Brighton & Hove Albion didn’t receive any yellow card. On the other side, Manchester United received 2 yellow cards (C. Ronaldo and D. Dalot).
After playing this contest, Brighton & Hove Albion will have 47 points to hold in the 9th place. Regarding the opposition, Manchester United will stay with 58 points to hold in the 6th place.
In the next match in the Premier League, Brighton & Hove Albion will play away against Leeds United on the 15th of May with a 11-6 head to head statistic in favor of Brighton & Hove Albion (6 draws).
Manchester United will play away agasint Crystal Palace on the 22nd of May with a 12-2 head to head in favor of Manchester United (5 draws).
Brighton & Hove Albion – Formation
Brighton & Hove Albion started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Graham Potter decided to play with the following team: .
Brighton & Hove Albion made 3 changes: A. Mac Allister for A. Webster (66′), S. March for T. Lamptey (77′) and Y. Bissouma for N. Maupay (84′).
Manchester United – Formation
Manchester United started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Ralf Rangnick played with: .
Manchester United made 3 changes: N. Matic for Fred (46′), A. Elanga for E. Cavani (46′) and J. Mata for H. Maguire (72′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.