Manchester United defeats Brighton to go fifth

Manchester United brushed Brighton aside with a vibrant all-round display to keep pace with Chelsea in the race for a Champions League spot.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side totally dominated the contest at the Amex Stadium and extended their unbeaten run to 15 games to move up to fifth in the Premier League, two points adrift of Frank Lampard’s side.

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Teenager Mason Greenwood bamboozled Seagulls defender Lewis Dunk with quick footwork and drilled in an accurate opener for the visitors.

United were ruthless in the final third as midfield playmaker Bruno Fernandes, who was highly impressive once again, netted via a deflection before the Portuguese volleyed in to finish a swift counter-attack.

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With six games remaining, they will still be nervously looking over their shoulders at the five teams behind them, but showed glimpses that suggest they should be able to claw themselves away from danger.

Leandro Trossard made an impact after coming on in the second half, flashing two shots wide with United goalkeeper De Gea rooted to the spot, and the United goalkeeper had to react sharply to keep out Connolly’s curling strike and Neal Maupay’s drive.

Brighton face a huge game against bottom-of-the-table Norwich on Saturday, knowing victory will give them some breathing space before hosting champions Liverpool and second-placed Manchester City in their following fixtures.

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