Manchester United U23s thrashed and hammered Brighton U23s 2-1 at Amex Stadium to claim 3 important points and bounce back to winning ways after a humiliating 3-1 defeat by Man City U23s last weekend. Manchester United youngsters were dominant in the first half with majority of ball posession and counter attacks with Bughail Mellor combining with Wellens to score the opener in the 12th minute. Man United were dangerous in the attack and scored their second goal in the 25th minute through Bughail Mellor to gift the visitors a 2-0 lead at halftime.
The Red Devils brought on Svidersky and Mather in the second half as substitutes for Emeran and Shola Shoretire hence weakened the squad leading to Brighton dominance. Brighton pulled one goal back through Leonard who was assisted by Tolaj to denie the visitors a clean sheet victory. After the 2-1 victory, Man United U23s overtook Brighton U23s and climbed up to position 6 in the EPL standings with 25 points while Brighton U23s dropped to position 7 with 24 points; 4 points below 4th placed Arsenal.
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