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Manchester United Humiliated 4-0 By Brighton

Manchester United were left to eat humble pie after they were hammered 4-0 by Brighton and Herzegovina in premier league.

Goals from Caicedo in the fist half and three quick fire goals from cuccurella, Gross and Trossard finished off a fine performance from Brighton.

Manchester united united still had a minimal chance of qualifying for the uefa champions League, but after today's results they will not feature in next seasons champions league.

Manchester united put in a more attacking squad with harry Maguire only fit to be on the bench. Nemanja matic and Scott mctominey played together in defensive midfield giving Elanga , Bruno Fernandez, Cristiano Ronaldo and mata more advanced positions in attack. Rafael Varane and Victor Lindelof paired in Defence with Harry Maguire starting on the bench after a spell of injury.

Brighton also came into this game with an attack minded approach with their in form players all starting . Caicedo has been a joy to watch and started up together with Danny welbeck at the front while midfield of gross and Trossard set an all offensive midfield. Bissouma held on for the defensive position.

Brighton set the tone with numerous attacks and in the 15th minute Brighton broke the deadlock with a beautiful finish from Caicedo. First half ended with Cristiano Ronaldo receiving a yellow card.

In the second half Manchester united brought in Edison Cavani and Fred for matic and Elanga in search for an equalizer. Things did not go as planned as Brighton picked up from where they had left in the first half, and in the 49th minute Trossard set up cucurella for the second goal. The stadium was pumped as pressure continued to build up and in the 57th minute Trossard again set up Gross for the 3rd goal. A few chances for Manchester united went begging and in the 60th minute Trossard made it 4 - 0 with 30minutes to play.

Harry Maguire came in the 70th minute in what was to be damage control. Trossard who was the man of the match was substituted in the 83rd minute and was greeted with a standing ovation, and maupay came in place of him.

From this result it shows that Eric ten hag will definately have an uphill task in trying to restructure Manchester United and bring the teams glory days back at old Trafford.

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