Manchester United’s robust begin to the season continued on Saturday afternoon in opposition to Brighton.
Bruno Fernandes grew to become famend for his penalties final season however this time gave one away as he clipped man of the second Tariq Lamptey within the space.
The Video Assistant Referee checked the incident, as they all the time do, and it confirmed the choice.
From 12 yards, French striker Neal Maupay was pitted in opposition to David de Gea.
He strode ahead and clipped a barely curled Panenka past his Spanish adversary with the lengthy looped arc of the strike giving De Gea time to regulate however solely sufficient to look at it rustle the web.
It gave Graham Potter’s aspect a deserved lead however the scores have been degree once more inside minutes.
A set-piece for Manchester United from the left discovered Nemanja Matic on the again publish and he turned the again throughout aim and into the trail of Harry Maguire who, whereas entangled with Lewis Dunk, was capable of drive his opponent to nudge into his personal web.
Though the scoreline was 1-1 at half-time, all through the primary half the Seagulls gave the Purple Devils lots to fret about.
Leandro Trossard hit the publish twice, first within the ninth minute of match as he took a contact on the sting of the trouble and unleashed a swerving strike.
His second strike kissed the upright after the Belgian drilled an effort on aim.
It wasn’t the final time Brighton bothered the woodwork guarded by David de Gea, Adam Webster’s sluggish looping header hit the crossbar to make it hat-trick.
Manchester United have been the primary aspect with the ball at the back of the web, although, a swift transfer down the left noticed Marcus Rashford obtain the ball and discover Mason Greenwood, who stabbed into the aim.
Rashford, although, was in an offside place when he acquired the ball and was appropriately pulled up for his misdemeanour.