In the last stretch of the season, Manchester United made a few failures, which caused them to lose a number of important points, and at the same time the distance to the leading compatriots from Manchester City increased. So, in the five previous rounds, the “red devils” quite unexpectedly gave way to “Huddersfield” 1: 2. With the same result, the Mourinho team lost to Chelsea in London, and also finished a draw with Liverpool – 0: 0.
“Brighton” quickly adapted in the Premier League. Now the team is on the ninth position. And before the match with “Brighton” has a good series of five matches without any defeats. During this period, the houses “seagulls” finished the match with Everton and Southampton 1: 1, and also played 2: 2 with Stoke City. At the same time on the road, “Brighton” won both previous games – at “Swansea” 1: 0 and “West Ham”