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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was as delighted by Manchester United’s character towards Brighton as the style of Mason Greenwood’s scrappy winner as {the teenager} confirmed “one other dimension to his recreation”.

The Purple Devils’ first Premier League match in three weeks obtained off to a poor begin as Danny Welbeck scored an early opener towards his former membership.

United had been fortunate to not be additional behind on the break as Brighton eyed a first-ever victory at Outdated Trafford.

However Solskjaer’s facet rallied impressively after half-time, with a high quality Marcus Rashford end complemented by 19-year-old Greenwood wrapping up a 2-1 win with a diving header.

Greenwood reacted shortly to direct Pogba’s effort on course

“We have accomplished that a number of instances this season, have not we? We’re getting used to it,” Solskjaer mentioned after his facet gained an eighth Premier League match through which they conceded first.

“You do not actually wish to be in these positions, 1-0 down. It was a sloppy mistake in midfield, we do not cease the cross, we do not defend the cross, so we gave ourselves work to do. I believe we have accomplished that so many instances this season that the workforce does not panic.

“We all know we now have to construct momentum, the ball has to maneuver faster, we now have to maneuver extra in tandem with one another. The 2 objectives we scored had been good objectives and we deserved to win the sport ultimately I felt.”

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer speaks to Danny Welbeck at the final whistle
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer speaks to Danny Welbeck on the closing whistle

Requested if the scrappy winner was his favorite purpose by Greenwood to this point, former striker Solskjaer mentioned: “Yeah, undoubtedly, and I am so completely happy for him.

“I am happy together with his general efficiency once more superb. He was brilliant, tidy, clear on the ball, hit the put up and one which went over the bar, perhaps deflected, within the second half.

“When he will get these objectives, we all know that he will add one other dimension to his recreation. I am very, very happy.”

Greenwood’s function might be elevated within the coming weeks with Rashford limping off with a foot challenge on Sunday and Anthony Martial probably dominated out for the rest of the season with a knee damage.

Man Utd have collected 25 points from losing positions this season
Man Utd have collected 25 factors from dropping positions this season

Solskjaer revealed Eric Bailly examined constructive for Covid-19 on worldwide responsibility and has not but returned to England, ruling him out Thursday’s Europa League quarter-final towards Granada.

However the United boss gave little away when requested if David de Gea would get the nod for the primary leg after Dean Henderson was chosen towards Brighton on Sunday.

“With Dean and David’s scenario, I do know it is one thing that can create headlines and fish and chip wrapping paper in a short time,” Solskjaer mentioned.

“However I’ve obtained two nice goalkeepers and it is about now to seek out video games that each of them will play – not the identical recreation in fact. Each of them should play greater than what they do and it is only a resolution I’ve to make each time.”

Man Utd 2-1 Brighton


FREE TO WATCH: Highlights from Manchester United’s win over Brighton

Potter: Moments of high quality turned recreation

Brighton and Hove Albion manager Graham Potter


Brighton boss Graham Potter praised his facet’s show in Sunday’s 2-1 defeat at Manchester United and mentioned his facet deserved a draw

In the meantime, Brighton boss Graham Potter was disillusioned to return to the south coast empty-handed.

“I believe it’s a must to take positives from a number of issues in regards to the efficiency,” he mentioned. “I believed the primary half we had been actually good, carried a risk, we had alternatives on the ball and defended properly.

“Blended it up between defending excessive and defending low once we needed to as a result of Manchester United have some high quality and drive you again, however I do not suppose they created too many possibilities.

“Second half I believed we missed a number of choices to assault ourselves and obtained pushed again a little bit greater than we would like.

Welbeck was inches away from reaching Neal Maupay's low cross


Danny Welbeck was satisfied he ought to have had a penalty towards his former membership throughout Brighton’s 2-1 defeat to Manchester United at Outdated Trafford

“When the house workforce’s 1-0 down and have gotten the standard they’ve, you anticipate that to a sure extent however with out creating too many possibilities a few photographs from distance however nothing an excessive amount of.

“It was a giant second with the penalty with Danny that wasn’t given however ultimately it is a few moments of high quality from United that turned the sport.

“I did not suppose there was that a lot in it, perhaps some extent could be proper however, yeah, that is life.”

Conversely, Brighton have dropped 20 points from winning positions this term
Brighton stay winless away from house towards United in 13 makes an attempt

Pushed on Harry Maguire’s second-half problem on Welbeck that was checked by the video assistant referee, Potter mentioned: “I used to be a little bit shocked it wasn’t given stay as a result of it felt like a penalty and after I watched it again I believe it appears like a penalty.

“However as soon as it does not get given, you’ll be able to perceive why VAR do not overrule it. I believe if Mike Dean had given it, I do not suppose VAR would have overruled it. It’s what it’s.”

What’s subsequent?

Sunday eleventh April 4:00pm

Kick off 4:30pm

Monday twelfth April 8:00pm

Kick off 8:15pm

Manchester United journey to face Granada within the Europa League quarter-final first leg on Thursday; kick-off is at 8pm. Their subsequent Premier League outing is away to Tottenham subsequent Sunday, stay on Sky Sports activities Premier League and Principal Occasion. Protection begins at 4pm with kick-off at 4.30pm.

Brighton host Everton stay on Monday Night time Soccer on April 12; kick-off is at 8.15pm.

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