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