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Breaking News ! Manchester United extended their unbeaten run to 15 matches with a 3-0 victory over Brighton in the Premier League on Tuesday night. Solskjaer named an unchanged team from United's last Premier League game against Sheffield United and United were 2-0 up at half-time after goals from Mason Greenwood and Bruno Fernandes. Greenwood's goal was a neat finish at the near post after a tricky run, before Fernandes' deflected effort beat Mathew Ryan in the Brighton goal. United continued to impress after the break and went 3-0 up when Fernandes volleyed home from Greenwood's cross after a blistering counter-attack. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer afforded his key players a rest in the closing stages, with Fernandes and Pogba both coming off shortly after the hour mark. The win for United moves them to within two points of fourth-placed Chelsea, although Frank Lampard's men do have a game in hand. Stick with us for updates from the Amex Stadium.Key EventsUnited player ratings22:16FT | Brighton 0-3 United22:08GOAL! 3-0 United (Fernandes)21:25HT player ratings21:05HT | Brighton 0-2 United21:0522:18Stats the way we like itSince his debut in February, Bruno Fernandes has been directly involved in more goals in all competitions than any other Premier League player (10 - six goals, four assists).Fernandes has been directly involved in eight goals in his first eight league games for Man Utd (five goals, three assists) - only Robin van Persie has had more goal involvements (nine) after as many games at the start of his Premier League career with the club. (Image: 2020 Manchester United FC)22:17United have finally got what they wantedLeft foot or right foot, inside or outside. Mason Greenwood is dynamite, as the song goes, and if the 18-year-old was backed by Manchester United’s travelling supporters at Brighton they would have aired their paean to the tune of David Bowie’s Starman. Greenwood is still a boy but already a star.His friends at United nicknamed Greenwood the ‘Brazilian Ronaldo’ due to his shorn lockdown haircut and the teenager’s goal - dedicated to the departing Angel Gomes - was reminiscent of Ronaldos Brazilian and Portuguese; a step-over and an unerring finsh. Greenwood has now tallied 13 goals in his first full season and Ronaldo ended his third with United on 12.You can read the full match verdict here.22:16KEY EVENTUnited player ratingsDavid de GeaAnother clean sheet but a quiet day was ended with fine saves from Aaron Connolly and Neal Maupay. 8Aaron Wan-BissakaNot on the ball as much as Luke Shaw but spotted Mason Greenwood to play him in for his goal. Almost assisted Brandon Williams, too. 8Victor LindelofRecorded another clean sheet alongside Harry Maguire and has not done much wrong since the season restarted. 7You can read the full player ratings here22:08KEY EVENTFT | Brighton 0-3 UnitedIt’s now 15 matches unbeaten as United secure their first ever away win at Brighton in the Premier League.22:0590'- Added timeAnother three minutes to play.0-322:0389' - Man of the matchBruno Fernandes has been named the Sky Sports man of the match.0-322:0186' - Chance!Daniel James gets the ball out wide again but fires a near-post effort which is saved with ease.0-322:0086' - WastefulDaniel James gets through on goal but the ball bounces awkwardly on his back, he recovers possession but fires a tame effort at goal.0-321:5883' - Mason Greenwood dedicates his goal to Angel Gomes?It looks like Mason Greenwood has shown his class again tonight.0-321:5681' - Final ten minutesUnited are still playing the ball around nicely as Brighton look for a consolation goal. It’s been far too easy for the visitors.0-321:5480' - United's two most important players have been highlighted againUnited take off Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba, the game gets slower.0-321:5278' - Double changeOn: Ighalo, James.Off: Martial, Rashford.0-321:5277' - Save!A good reaction from De Gea to punch away an effort at his near post.
. United are well on top and soaking up the possession stats. This really has been vintage stuff, and a much-needed change from Saturday.0-3 (Image: 2020 Manchester United FC)21:4570 '- Close!Trossard gets the ball on the edge of the box again and fires a low shot just wide of the left post.0-321:4469' - Save!Brilliant stop from David de Gea to palm away a superb effort from Connolly.0-321:4268' - Water breakGame over already, but a brief pause in action now.0-321:4066' - Chance!Wan-Bissaka drifts down the right brilliantly and then floats one to the back post, but the header is blocked from Williams.0-321:3964' - United changesOn: Pereira, Williams, McTominay.Off: Fernandes, Shaw, Pogba.0-321:3762' - Bruno Fernandes closing in on Robin van Persie recordHe is a special talent.0-321:3560' - Close!A great set-piece routine from Brighton picks Trossard out in the box, but his low driven shot is just wide of the far post.0-321:3459' - Bruno the bargainHe just gets better and better.0-321:3157' - Gary Neville loved the third goal“The speed of this counter-attack... it’s a really good header from Maguire - height, distance - then it’s brilliant from Matic and they’re away. Rashford’s speed in getting means Burn has to cover and it leaves Fernandes at the back post. Has he got the technique? Everything is perfect. What a goal.” 21:3056' - Subs incomingScott McTominay amongst the subs warming up on the touchline.0-321:2955' - Plain sailingWe said moments ago that United’s response to Brighton’s changes would be crucial, well there’s your answer. Three goals, three points and three wins since the restart.0-321:28Tyrone Marshall54' - Vintage stuff from UnitedFeels like awhile since we’ve seen a goal like that from United. That is the kind of goal you expect from the very best United sides under Sir Alex Ferguson, a devastatingly good counter attack. Greenwood’s run and composure and Fernandes’ determination to get to the back post will take the headlines, but the pass from Matic to Greenwood is as good as you will see.0-3 (Image: 2020 Pool)21:2752' - Matic with the classThe goal might belong to Bruno Fernandes, but the pass from Nemanja Matic in the build-up was utterly ridiculous.0-321:25KEY EVENTGOAL! 3-0 United (Fernandes)Absolutely lethal on the break.Matic releases Greenwood on the left, he lifts the ball to the back post before the midfielder fires in beyond Ryan.21:2449' - Shaw bookedA late challenge on the left sees Luke Shaw booked, United might want to ease the pressure on their reliable man.0-221:2247' - Next few minutes will define matchUnited are obviously the favourites in this position, but after the half-time changes Brighton will want an immediate response. It is down to United to nullify such hopes and get the game sealed.0-2
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