FA Premier League

Brighton & Hove Albion 1:0 Manchester United

Brighton 1:0 Man Utd

Falmer Stadium

Date:
Fri, 04 May 2018
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  1. Apr 29, 2018
    #1

    Lucky McLuckerson The saviour of our season (ask Maradona10)

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    Telecast and Schedule Info

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    Date - Friday, May 04 2018
    Kickoff Time - 2000 Hrs BST
    Venue - Falmer Stadium, Brighton and Hove

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    League standings and form guide

    2. Manchester United: WWLWW

    9. Brighton & Hove Albion: LDLDD


    Previous Meetings

    Manchester United 1–0 Brighton & Hove Albion

    Manchester United 1–1 Brighton & Hove Albion

    Brighton & Hove Albion 1–0 Manchester United

    Brighton & Hove Albion 0–1 Manchester United

    Manchester United 2–0 Brighton & Hove Albion


    All-Time Record

    Manchester United wins: 6
    Brighton & Hove Albion wins: 1
    Draws: 2


    Pre-Match Pressers

    José Mourinho



    Chris Hughton



    Team News

    Manchester United

    Eric Bailly, Sergio Romero, Romelu Lukaku and Phil Jones ruled out.

    Brighton & Hove Albion

    Steve Sidwell ruled out.


    Know the opposition

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    Brighton & Hove Albion (nicknamed The Seagulls and Albion), are a professional football club based in Brighton & Hove. The club was first formed as Brighton & Hove United on 24 June 1901, and the name was quickly changed to Brighton & Hove Albion. The club took the place of a defunct club, Brighton & Hove Rover, in the Southern League In the Southern League they won their only national honour to date, the FA Charity Shield, by defeating Football League Champions Aston Villa in 1910. There had previously been Old Brightonians, representing the area in the FA Cup in the 19th Century. The club initially played at the Hove County Ground, with a few games were also at Goldstone Ground that was used by Hove F.C. From 1902 onwards, Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. and Hove F.C. shared the Gladstone Ground. In 1920, 19 years after the club was formed, they were elected to the Football League's new Third Division.

    Mismanagement brought Brighton close to relegation from the Football League to the Conference which they narrowly avoided in 1997 and 1998. A boardroom takeover saved Brighton from liquidation, and following successive promotions they returned to the second tier of English football in 2002, from then on playing in the second and third tiers of English football until the conclusion of the 2016-17 season, where the club earned promotion to the Premier League for the first time in their history, marking the end of a 34-year absence from the top flight. Bighton's fans consider Crystal Palace to be their biggest rivals with matches between them termed the M23 derby, and they play their home games at Falmer Stadium.


    Referee

    Craig Pawson.


    Familiar Faces

    N/A.​
  2. Apr 29, 2018
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    Team should be...

    ---------------De Gea---------------
    Valencia--Smalling--Lindelof--Young
    ----------------Matic----------------
    -------Herrera-------Pogba-------
    Mata---------Lukaku---------Martial

    Subs: Pereira, Rojo, Shaw, Fellaini, Lingard, Sanchez, Rashford
  3. Apr 29, 2018
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    Xeno Full Member

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    Any Beijing guys here? Need venue advice, please tag any Chinese reds.
  4. Apr 29, 2018
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    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    De Gea
    Valencia Smalling Lindelof Young
    Herrera Matic Pogba
    Rashford Sanchez Martial
    If Lukaku is injured. Maybe Lingard for Herrera and go 4-2-3-1, but something like this. Either Sanchez or Martial through the middle, not Rashford since he can't handle playing as a lone striker. He has to be in a front 2 or out wide.
  5. Apr 29, 2018
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    Friday night football?

    Oh feck off!
  6. Apr 29, 2018
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    If Lukaku and Jones are still injured, it'll be:

    De Gea
    Valencia Lindelof Smalling Young
    Matic
    Herrera Pogba
    Lingard Rashford Sanchez​
  7. Apr 29, 2018
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    Yagami Full Member

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    I love it! Too bad it's not at home, though. :( Friday night football at Old Trafford is always lovely.
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    Irrational. Full Member

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    DDG

    Valencia Smalling Bailly Young

    Matic Fellaini Pogba

    Rashford Martial Sanchez
  9. Apr 29, 2018
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    Alabaster Codify7 Full Member

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    Mate, kickoff will be like 4am over there. I seriously doubt your chances of finding a bar open at that time, that is showing sport. Nightclub/karaoke spots, yes. Sports bars, highly doubtful. I lived in China for a year, never saw a PL game in a bar. The time difference and lack of general interest in 'soccer'. However, Beijing COULD be a bit different being such a huge city, though I was in a modern city myself.
  10. Apr 29, 2018
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    Alabaster Codify7 Full Member

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    ----------------------------------DDG--------------------------------------------
    Valencia--------------Smalling--------Lindelof------------------------Young
    ----------------------McTominay------Matic-------------------------------------
    ---Lingard------------------Pogba---------------------------Sanchez
    ----------------------------Rashford----------------------------------------

    SUBS - Martial (Sanchez), Fellaini (Pogba), Mata (Lingard)

    Brighton 0 - 1 Man United
    Sanchez

    An even worse game than today, with 2 shots on target.
  11. Apr 29, 2018
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    Water Melon before it dries out, eh

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    Need to secure that 2nd place before the FA cup final. Hopefully a win with no injuries.
  12. Apr 29, 2018
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    abdo99 Full Member

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    DDG
    Bailly Smalling Lindelof Shaw
    Lingard Matic Herrera Pogba
    Alexis Martial




    We need to play a team that can get the ball on the ground and play football. What is there to play for? We are guaranteed top 4 and 2nd is almost wrapped up. Time to show a bit of bravery in our line ups. I'm assuming Lukaku is out. If so Unleash Alexis and Martial as the two strikers.
    Last edited: May 2, 2018
  13. Apr 29, 2018
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    Hammerfell Full Member

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    Keep up, grandad.
  14. Apr 29, 2018
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    cfkane Full Member

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    Will a win here secure second? If so, play withe the best 11, and blood some youngsters in the last game, If not, play the best 11 here and best 11 in the West Ham game, but have some youngsters on the bench that can come in as subs if we have the win in hand in the last PL game..
  15. Apr 29, 2018
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    el3mel Full Member

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    Can see Rashford and Martial starting this. Should be a professional 2-0 win.

    DDG
    Valencia- Smalling - Lindelof - Shaw
    Matic
    Herrera - Pogba
    Lingard- Rashfrod - Martial​
  16. Apr 29, 2018
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    Can't under anyone asking for Lingard to start.
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    Lingard Fellaini and Lindelof to start for me. We need our best players to start imo
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    Xeno Full Member

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    No I figured the same, thanks though. First few missed games in many years, glad they are meaningless. Back for FA Cup final.
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    Walters_19_MuFc Full Member

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    Hoping Mourinho experiments with Sanchez on the right and Martial on the left from the start against Brighton.
  21. Apr 30, 2018
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    Devil may care Full Member

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    I think he might switch the forwards up due to Lukaku's injury and I'm guessing his beloved will get a start in midfield.


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    Offside Euro 2016 sweepstake winner

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    Will be an absolutely borefest and 1-0 either way.
  23. Apr 30, 2018
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    Redlyn Full Member

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    Can we play a different right back? Really dont care who. Play shaw LB and Young RB even. Surely its got to be better than Valencia. So much space to exploit nothing good comes out of the right at all.
  24. Apr 30, 2018
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    FootyGirl88

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    I wouldn't mind seeing Martial up top and Sanchez, Rashford either side. Similar to the Everton away setup.
  25. Apr 30, 2018
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    Garethw scored 25-30 goals a season as a right footed RW

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    It won’t matter who we bring in for next season either. This is the Mourinho way and we are stuck with it, as he is too stuck in his ways to change.
  26. Apr 30, 2018
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    Sunny Jim Full Member

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    Strangely, never had an issue with finding an open bar showing PL football in Tokyo, Sydney, Jordan...etc
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    Sunny Jim Full Member

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    Martial doea well, gets benched.
  28. Apr 30, 2018
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    haram Full Member

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    Maybe try a 352 to make up for Lukaku not playing.
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    El Zoido Full Member

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    I love a bit of Friday night football. We do need to nail down 2nd and players should be playing for a place in the final, also Brighton still need points so there should be plenty at stake. Team should be the same as Arsenal but with Martial in for Rom. It’ll surely be Rashford though.
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    Xoe New Member

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    I am lucky enough to be going to this game (over from Australia on a holiday).
    Any easy meeting points round the ground or decent pubs? I’m meeting an old friend & need a place to catch up. PM me please if you know the area... TIA.
  31. Apr 30, 2018
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    RedDevil@84 Full Member

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    De Gea
    Valencia Lindelof Jones Young
    Matic Fellaini Pogba
    Mata Rashford Sanchez
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    manutd7 New Member

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    Think there should be only one change with the team and thats Lukaku's replacement i.e. Rashford/Martial. Perhaps a change for Lindelof if Jones is healthy

    Even though Fellaini scored the winner and is healthy again, don't think we should bench Herrera for him

    De Gea
    Valencia Smalling Jones Young
    Herrera Matic Pogba
    Lingard Sanchez Martial
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    reddaz71 Full Member

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    Sanchez as the main striker with Rashford and Martial either side.
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    paulscholes18 Full Member

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    DDG
    Valencia Smalling Lindelof Young
    Fellaini Matic Pogba
    Lingard Rashford Sanchez
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    MikeKing Full Member

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    I would like to see this.
    DDG
    Valencia-Smalling-Bailly-Young
    Matic-Pogba
    Mata-Lingard-Sanchez
    Martial​
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    sunama Baghdad Bob

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    Agreed.
    And if Fellaini starts, it'll be 3 points in the bag. The guy is unstoppable.
    And after scoring the winning goal for the 2nd game in a row, we should announce his 5 year contract.
  37. May 1, 2018
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    Cheekiey Full Member

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    Just start Alexis, Martial and Mata please and watch the magic happen
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    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    Martial Sanchez Rashford
    Pogba Matic Herrera
    Young Smalling Lindelof Valencia
    De Gea
    Pls. Don't put Rashford as the striker, he's better wide. Don't put Sanchez out wide, he's better centrally. Keep natural width from Martial and rashford, let pogba join the attack, press them and attack. Should be comfortable.
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    Red Katie The least positive person in match threads ever

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    Why? What's wrong with it?
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