Brighton & Hove Albion FC humiliated one of the most successful clubs in the Premier League, Manchester United. Last night, they smashed the Red Devils at their home ground, Falmer Stadium. Furthermore, it is the biggest top-flight victory for Brighton in their history.
On the other hand, Manchester United are now officially out of the next UEFA Champions League as they can’t go to the top four. With 58 points, Manchester United are standing in 6th place. However, the Red Devils have one game left in the Premier League. So, they will earn their lowest ever points in the league this season.
Last night, Brighton & Hove Albion welcomed Manchester United at Falmer Stadium. In this match, Ralf Rangnick set up the team formation with 4-2-3-1. He used Bruno Fernandes and Anthony Elanga as the wingers, while the manager deployed Juan Mata as the attacking midfielder. On Brighton’s side, the manager played his team in a 3-4-2-1 formation.
As the home team, Brighton tried to play aggressive football from the beginning of the match. So they got the result instantly. The home team took the lead in the 15th minute as Moises Caicedo scored a stunning goal. Manchester United tried so hard to find the equalizer but failed to score in the first half.
Returning from the break, the visitors became more unsteady. They were not organized in the second half. As a result, Brighton took that advantage and scored more goals. They doubled their lead at the start of the second half. Marc Cucurella found the net for Brighton in the 49th minute.
Brighton hit again within 10 minutes. Forward Pascal Grob scored the third goal in the 57th minute with the help of L. Trossard. Moreover, Manchester United conceded another goal within three minutes. This time, Leandro Trossard scored the goal in the 60th minute. Man United tried so hard to find the net. But they couldn’t create enough chances for the goal. In words, both teams couldn’t score more in the remaining minutes. As a result, Brighton & Hove Albion FC won a massive match against Manchester United at the Falmer Stadium.