Man Utd’s greatest and worst gamers in late 1-0 defeat to Brighton

Manchester United could not maintain out for some extent at Brighton on Thursday evening, conceding late on to an Alexis Mac Allister penalty.

The likes of Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial introduced saves out of Seagulls stopper Jason Steele however the guests did not capitalise on the probabilities they created and had been made to pay late on when referee Andre Marriner penalised (with a nudge from VAR) Luke Shaw for handball.

Mac Allister despatched De Gea the unsuitable approach from the spot, transferring Brighton into the dizzying heights of sixth – however nonetheless eight factors behind United.

Here are the standout performances from Erik ten Hag’s Red Devils.

Marcus Rashford: 7/10

Marcus Rashford

Rashford could not get on the scoresheet / Ryan Pierse/GettyImages

It was an odd efficiency from Rashford.

On one other day he may need helped himself to a hat-trick, with United creating some good alternatives for the England worldwide. However, like most of his teammates, he could not capitalise.

He was nonetheless good with the ball at his ft, finishing 5 dribbles on the left as Anthony Martial ineffectually performed up entrance.

This outcome might ship just a few nerves up the backbone of United followers, but when Rashford combines his dribbling with some new taking pictures boots, they need to affirm that high 4 spot within the subsequent few video games.

Honourable point out

Casemiro: 7/10

Julio Enciso, Casemiro

Casemiro did get fortunate on Thursday evening / Mike Hewitt/GettyImages

On one other day, Casemiro would have fallen off the disciplinary tightrope he was strolling after being booked within the first half.

Somehow, nonetheless, he saved making fouls and getting away with it, preserving Brighton at bay lengthy sufficient for United’s defensive numbers to get again.

The Brazilian did get booked but additionally accomplished seven tackles, 4 greater than another participant.

Fred, Antony, Lewis Dunk, Pervis Josue Tenorio Estupinan

Fred needed to save Antony from getting despatched off / Robin Jones/GettyImages

Fred: 4/10

Boy, when Fred will get issues unsuitable, he actually will get them unsuitable.

The Brazil midfielder lacked the guile of compatriot Casemiro in defensive moments and lacked any form of composure on the ball, at one level shinning the ball hilariously into the group.

He’s positively no Christian Eriksen in midfield. United missed the Dane’s creativity and tranquility on the ball, as a substitute getting an anxious and erratic presence in the midst of the park.

To his credit score, he did handle to cease Antony from getting himself despatched off within the second half.

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Dishonourable point out

Antony: 5/10

This was a sport United wanted rather more from Antony, particularly on the stability of probabilities created; this was United’s sport to lose and missed probabilities from the likes of Antony did not assist.

He set the ball rolling by taking pictures effectively extensive with the sport’s first large likelihood however by late within the second half was getting concerned in skirmishes off the ball quite than being nice in possession.

The loss wasn’t Antony’s fault solely however the angle and software on present wasn’t spectacular.

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