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Sport Manchester United 2-1 Brighton and Hove Albion: Greenwood completes Red Devils comeback

00:50  05 april  2021
00:50  05 april  2021 Source:   goal.com

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Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford were on target as Manchester United came from behind to beat relegation-threatened Brighton and Hove Albion 2-1 in the Premier League.

James Chambers holding a racket: Mason Greenwood netted a late winner for Man Utd against Brighton © AFP Mason Greenwood netted a late winner for Man Utd against Brighton

Danny Welbeck returned to haunt United with a deserved opening goal for the Seagulls in the first half at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Second-placed United raised their game after the break, though, and the fit-again Rashford marked his return with a well taken equaliser.

Greenwood, also passed fit after recovering from an injury, headed home the winner seven minutes from time to stun the Seagulls in the absence of Anthony Martial, who could be out for the season with a knee problem.

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Victory for the Red Devils strengthened their grip on second place, 14 point behind leaders Manchester City with a game in hand, while Brighton are six points above the drop zone.

Greenwood came close to an early opening goal when he left fly with his right foot and rattled the near post.


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It was Brighton who were ahead 13 minutes in.

Welbeck met Neal Maupay's inviting cross and, although Dean Henderson saved his initial header with his feet, the forward nodded home at the second attempt from point-blank range.

Henderson, preferred to David de Gea, prevented the well-drilled Seagulls from doubling their lead soon after by tipping Lewis Dunk's towering header against the crossbar, while Jakub Moder's deflected strike flashed wide just before half-time.

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Brighton goalkeeper Robert Sanchez raced off his line to deny Bruno Fernandes as United improved after the break and the Portugal midfielder was the architect for a 62nd-minute equaliser.

Fernandes raced towards the penalty area and rolled a perfectly weighted pass to his left for Rashford, who found the far corner of the net with a measured right-footed finish.

Welbeck came agonisingly close to putting Albion back in front when he failed to finish from close range under pressure from Harry Maguire, who was not adjudged to have upended the ex-England frontman.

Greenwood sealed the points with only his second Premier League goal of the season, showing predatory instincts to nod in from close range when Paul Pogba’s miscued volley spun towards him.

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