As it Happened: Manchester United 2-1 Brighton and Hove Albion: Greenwood completes dramatic comeback!
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Until next time

Thanks for tuning in to VAVEL's live coverage of Manchester United's 2-1 victory over Brighton!
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Full time thoughts...

Brighton will feel slightly hard done by after such a solid defensive display. 

United needed a boost from an abysmal first half showing, and they got it!

Fernandes, Pogba, Shaw, Rashford, all looking their deadly best. 

Mason Greenwood was rewarded for his performance with a long awaited goal as a Champions League spot draws ever closer for the Red Devils!

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WATCH: Greenwood wins it!


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WATCH: Rashford equaliser


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United have done it!

They've come from behind to move themselves four points clear of third placed Leicester!

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Corner to Brighton
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FOUR added minutes
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A flurry of high balls being knocked into the United box, but the hosts are dealing with them with ease
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Brighton have finally made their way into the United half
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Given the context, United are probably good value for their lead today, a drastic improvement on the first half
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McTominay replaces Pogba
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United take the lead, and it's Mason Greenwood!

Luke Shaw picks out a brilliant run by Fernandes down the left, who crosses for Pogba deep into the right hand side of the box. He then pushes the ball into the middle of the box which was met by the diving head of Mason Greenwood, who fired into the back of the net!

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van de Beek replaces Cavani, who has been disappointing tonight
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Fernandes with an effort from range which is well held by Sanchez
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van de Beek coming on for United
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How have United not scored?

Sanchez spills Fernandes' shot and Greenwood follows up but has to stretch for his effort and can't direct the ball into the empty net

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James replaces Rashford for United
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Greenwood cuts inside and fires low, but Sanchez is down well to save
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VAR check over, no penalty
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Penalty appeals for Brighton
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Fred's effort is deflected awkwardly over the bar
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Foul given against Wan Bissaka as he has been deemed to have crossed the ball, no seriously...
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65' CLOSE!

United are finally firing!

Wan Bissaka's low cross is met by Greenwood who fires his effort narrowly wide

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Brighton substitution as MacAllistair replaces Trossard
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62' GOAL

United are level, and what a goal it was!

Fernandes runs at the Brighton defence before laying off Rashford on the left of the box. He takes his effort first time and places it into the far corner in style.

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60' SAVE

Pogba plays a sublime ball in behind to Fernandes who is in on goal, however, Sanchez does well to smother the ball out for a corner
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United keep on working the ball out wide and then failing to beat the first man with their crosses...
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Rashford does very well to drive into the box and win a corner
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Rashford strikes a trademark dipping effort from distance which Sanchez just about takes a hold of
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Mike Dean taking centre stage again, giving fouls for reasons only he can see
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Shaw bursts forward and delivers a low cross which is well dealt with by Dunk
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We're back underway at Old Trafford, what a huge 45 minutes this could be for both sides!
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WATCH: Welbeck heads home


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A desperately disappointing half for United as they trail 0-1 to strugglers Brighton.

A half devoid of chances, Welbeck did well to finish his.

Surely the second half can't be as bad as the first, can it...?

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Brighton looking the brighter of the two sides as the half comes to a close
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United's counter is stopped as Fernandes is penalised for jumping...
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United work the ball nicely into the box before laying it back to Pogba on the edge of the box, who can't direct his effort goalwards
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Better from United as they get in behind the Brighton defence for the first time in a while
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Very little to report here.

A wall of Brighton defenders is constantly being met by predictable and timid United attacks

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As you'd expect, United seeing a lot of the ball, but Brighton are holding their shape excellently
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19' Off the bar!

Gross fires in a free kick which Dunk meets well and headers against the bar!
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Brighton looking a bit more confident following the goal
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12' GOAL

Brighton have the lead!

Maupay whips in a delightful cross which is met by Welbeck from close range.

Henderson does well to stop the first effort before Welbeck follows in and taps home the rebound!

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Brighton have had a few fleeting moments in United's half despite the home side's domination
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8' POST!

Fernandes swings in a cross which is cleared to Greenwood on the corner of the box. He strikes the ball first time and sees his effort clatter off of the near post.
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Bissouma is back on the pitch thankfully
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Worrying signs as Bissouma is in some discomfort, following a collision with Cavani, clutching his arm.
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United keeping the ball really well so far.

Fernandes has the first shot of the game from distance, but his effort sails over the bar

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United start on the front foot as some nice play between Rashford and Shaw almost carves out a chance straight away
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Kick off!

After the formalities have finished, Maupay gets the game underway
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Take a trip back to the start of the season when these two sides met at the AMEX Stadium in dramatic fashion...


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Brighton Lineup


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Manchester United Lineup


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Until Tomorrow...

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How to watch Manchester United vs Brighton

The game will be shown live on Sky Sports from around 19:00 GMT.

If you can't watch it, be sure to tune in to VAVEL's live coverage, right here!

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Brighton Team News

Brighton remain without Adam Webster, who is recovering from an ankle injury.

Forward Aaron Connolly returned for the Republic of Ireland over the international period but is a doubt again due to a bruised foot.

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Manchester United Team News

Manchester United could have Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood available again after the pair joined in with training on Friday.

However, both Anthony Martial and Victor Lindelof could miss out because of respective knee and back problems.

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Kick-Off Time

Manchester United vs Brighton will be played at Old Trafford, Manchester.

The kick-off is scheduled for 19:30 GMT.

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