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Greenwood strikes as Man United fight back to beat Brighton

The consequence left second-placed United on 60 components from 30 video video games, 14 behind leaders Manchester Metropolis who’ve carried out a sport further and 4 ahead of third-placed Leicester Metropolis.

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PUBLISHED ON APR 05, 2021 07:03 AM IST

Manchester United’s Mason Greenwood headed an opportunist late winner to secure a 2-1 dwelling win over Brighton & Hove Albion throughout the Premier League on Sunday after Marcus Rashford had cancelled out an early Danny Welbeck opener for the company.

The consequence left second-placed United on 60 components from 30 video video games, 14 behind leaders Manchester Metropolis who’ve carried out a sport further and 4 ahead of third-placed Leicester Metropolis. Brighton stayed sixteenth on 32 components, six components above the relegation zone.

Welbeck struck in opposition to his former membership throughout the thirteenth minute after Greenwood had hit the put up for United and Jakub Moder missed a possibility to double Brighton’s lead when he shaved the crossbar shortly after they went ahead.

Moder moreover acquired right here shut for Brighton on the stroke of halftime sooner than Rashford took a Bruno Fernandes go in his stride and levelled with a medical side-footed finish throughout the 62nd minute.

Brighton striker Neil Maupay’s shot flashed all through the face of purpose throughout the 72nd sooner than Greenwood acquired on the highest of a speculative Paul Pogba volley throughout the 83rd to flip the tide as Lewis Dunk was unable to clear his header off the street.

Brighton piled on some late pressure nonetheless United held out to consolidate their place throughout the Champions League places. (Writing by Zoran Milosavljevic; Enhancing by Ken Ferris)

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