Man Utd finished last season as number 6 on 58 points in the Premier League. At Old Trafford, they welcome Brighton, who ended up last season as number 9 on 51 points.
It is early days yet, anything can happen and both Man Utd and Brighton are still highly motivated of getting off to a good start. They both have talented squads, and we expect a cracking affair at Old Trafford as the teams look to get one over each other.
Man Utd scored 12 goals, conceded 19 and fought their way to one clean sheets in their previous ten matches.
Brighton scored 16 goals, conceded ten and managed four clean sheets in their previous ten matches.
Man Utd vs Brighton Preview
Man Utd won half of their previous six matches on home soil in the Premier League, while also drawing three. They suffered zero defeats, while they scored 11 and conceded six goals.
Succes in the Premier League has always been Man Utd's priority and it will once again this season where minimum medals is expected by the supporters
Brighton look in good shape before their upcoming match as they seek to remain unbeaten. In their last three matches, they first beat Manchester United by 4-0, before drawing 1-1 with Leeds. They were back as winners last time out, when they took out West Ham by a 3-1 scoreline.Brighton managed a decent return of three wins in their last six Premier League away matches, in which they scored eight while also conceding seven times. They also experienced one draw and two defeats.
Brighton go into the season with the clear aim of a top half finish, perhaps even contesting for a place in a European competition.
Man Utd need the support of their home crowd at Old Trafford after suffering defeat twice in recent matches. We fancy them to rise to the occasion and claim a win.
Man Utd vs Brighton Stats
- Manchester United have not lost 11 of the last 13 home matches
- Manchester United have conceded in 13 of the last 15 matches
- Manchester United have scored in 11 of the last 13 home matches
- In 4 of the last 5 home matches Manchester United played, both teams scored
- Manchester United have won the last 3 matches in a row
- Brighton have not lost 10 of the last 11 matches
- Brighton have scored in 13 of the last 15 away matches
- Brighton have scored in 8 of the last 10 matches
- In 3 of the last 4 matches Brighton played, both teams scored
- Brighton have not lost 4 of the last 5 away matches
Man Utd vs Brighton Team News
Man Utd could be looking at four players on the injured and absent list ahead of their upcoming match against Brighton.
Facundo Pellistri, Jadon Sancho, Brandon Williams and Mason Greenwood nurses various injuries and won't take part for Man Utd against Brighton at Old Trafford.
At the time of writing, Brighton just have two players on the injured and absent list, as they prepare for their match this coming Sunday.
Kacper Kozlowski and Jakub Moder all face a spell on the sidelines for Brighton due to various injuries.
Man Utd vs Brighton H2H
Man Utd won seven of their last ten encounters with Brighton in the for a 7-0-3 record, with the latter winning three matches. A record worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Both teams scored five times in the previous ten matches between home side Man Utd and Brighton. Best priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 2.00.
Man Utd vs Brighton Betting Tips
Danny Welbeck shows decent form right now for Brighton, as he scored three goals in his last six games in the Premier League. The visitors need more from him, though, when facing Man Utd, who are strong favourites on Sunday. Siding with Cristiano Ronaldo also look a nice prospect as he scored three goals in his last six Premier League matches.
Man Utd claimed four wins, drew four and lost two of their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. Brighton won five, drew one and lost four of their last 10 games away.In their previous 10 away games Brighton scored the opening goal six times, with Man Utd getting the first goal in six of their last 10 games on home soil.
Over 2.5 goals paid out seven times in the previous ten encounters between these two Premier League sides. Man Utd pulled off an average of 1.8 goals, while Brighton settled for an average of 1.3 goals in these. Both teams to score was a winning bet five times in this streak.Man Utd scored an average of 1.8 goals in their last ten matches in which over 2.5 goals happened six times.Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the visitor's last ten games this season. On average, they scored 2.4 times in those matches.