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Man United vs Brighton Tips - Ten Hag Effect for United in the Premier League

By Ralph Staniforth
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  • Man United vs Brighton predictions for Sunday’s Premier League fixture
  • The match is being played at Old Trafford (14:00 BST)
  • Can Erik ten Hag lead the Red Devils to a home victory?
  • Preview, stats & team news
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Man United vs Brighton Preview


Man United played with intensity in pre-season and produced some impressive performances. The Red Devils are likely to bring momentum into the Premier League season and they can defeat Brighton at home. 
  • Man United vs Brighton Preview
  • Head to Head
  • Man United Form
  • Man United Team News
  • Brighton Form
  • Brighton Team News
  • Man United vs Brighton FAQ

  • Man United have won 2 of their last 3 home matches (Premier League)
  • Man United have scored 2+ goals in 4 of their last 6 matches
  • Man United have seen BTTS in 4 of their last 5 matches
  • Man United have won 7 of their last 8 matches against Brighton 
  • Brighton have seen BTTS in their last 3 away matches

Head to Head


Man United have a 19-4 advantage against Brighton in 28 meetings with five draws.

Man United Form


Man United drew at home with Rayo Vallecano (1-1) in their final pre-season friendly. The Red Devils dominated with 17 shots, 56% possession and Amad Diallo opened the scoring before United conceded late on.

United started pre-season strongly, defeating Liverpool (4-0), Melbourne Victory (4-1) Crystal Palace (2-0). The Red Devils then drew with Aston Villa (2-2) and lost to Atletico Madrid (1-0).

Erik ten Hag replaced Ralf Rangnick as United boss over the summer. United finished last season in sixth place last season and 13 points off the top four. 

Man United Team News


Forward Anthony Martial is doubtful due to a hamstring injury. 

Brighton Form


Brighton comfortably beat Espanyol (5-1) at home to cap their pre-season campaign. Leandro Trossard scored a hat-trick after Adam Webster and Lewis Dunk opened the scoring early on.

The win followed a 1-0 loss against Premier League side Brentford. Brighton previously had mixed results after a 0-0 draw with Union Saint-Gilloise and wins against Estoril (4-1) and Reading (2-1).

Graham Potter’s side secured a top half finish in the Premier League last season. The Seagulls finished ninth on 51 points. 

Brighton Team News


Midfielder Jakub Moder is ruled out through injury. 

Man United vs Brighton FAQ

What time does Man United vs Brighton Start?

The match starts at 14:00 GMT on Sunday, August 7

GB

Verdict

Ten Hag will be demanding of his United side and the Red Devils are likely to attack at Old Trafford. Brighton showed an eye for goal in pre-season and a BTTS home win is predicted.

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