Manchester United defeated Brighton and Hove Albion after coming back from a goal down, with Danny Welbeck scoring against his former club. Manchester United defeated relegation-threatened Brighton and Hove Albion 2-1 in the Premier League. The goals were scored by Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford.

Danny Welbeck returned to torment United on Sunday, scoring a deserved first-half goal for Brighton at Old Trafford.

Finisher in second position United improved after the break, and Rashford marked his return with a well-taken equalizer.

Greenwood converted seven minutes from time to stun the Seagulls in the absence of Anthony Martial, who could be out for the season with a knee injury.

The triumph held Manchester United in second place, 14 points behind Manchester City with a game in hand, while Brighton stayed six points out of the relegation zone.

LINE-UPS: Manchester United 2 – 1 Brighton

Goals: 0-1 Welbeck 13, 1-1 Rashford 62, 2-1 Greenwood 83

Bookings: Cavani, Greenwood; Gross, White

Manchester United: Henderson, Shaw, Maguire, Lindelof, Wan-Bissaka, Fred, Pogba, Rashford, Fernandes, Greenwood, Cavani

Substituions: van de Beek, McTominay, James

Brighton: Sanchez, White, Dunk, Veltman, Gross, Lallana, Bissouma, Moder, Trossard, Maupay, Welbeck

Substituions: Zeqiri, Jahanbakhsh, Mac Allister 


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