Unfortunately, drama or something else? The spectators will choose which word to use in the description of the match between Manchester United and Brighton. On the one hand, Brighton is the victim of extreme misfortune and on the other hand, Manchester United has got a dramatic victory. The play was so frozen that the game did not end even after the last whistle of the game, 5 minutes later United won the game with a penalty goal by Bruno Fernandez.
Manchester led 2-1 in the 94th minute. Brighton equalized 2-2 in the fifth minute of added time. The drama is still pending. The referee blew the whistle at the end of the match when Manchester captain Harry Maguire’s header returned from Brighton. But Maguire shouted loudly, demanding a penalty. The video assistant referee also said that the ball touched Maguire’s head and was taken by Brighton striker Mop just before the goal. Yes, Manchester gets a penalty. Fernandez scored from a spot-kick in the 10th minute of added time. Someone scored a goal so late in the English Premier League after 2011. United got their first win of the new season in the Premier League with this goal.
But Brighton could have won the second in a row in the league. The team played great football at home. Five times the ball hit the crossbar and the post, VAR canceled a penalty. It can be said that Brighton did not win today for the post of Manchester United. Last season, Manchester United finished three in the league and Brighton finished fifteen. But in the match between the two teams in the new season, there was no way to understand that. They have left Manchester with a good Nakanichubani.
From the beginning, Rashford, Togsard kept the corner of Pogbad. Brighton went ahead in the 9th minute when Belgian midfielder Leandro’s shot from above the box hit the crossbar. They took another shot at the crossbar in the 30th minute. Adam Webster’s head crosses the bar at Neil Mop’s cross. Nine minutes later, Panenka scored from the penalty spot to give Brighton the lead. Fernandez threw the lamp in the box.
Maguire was arguing with the referee even after the last Bashi Bazaar. That is why United got the penalty for winning.
Maguire was arguing with the referee even after the last Bashi Bazaar. That is why United got the penalty for winning. Photo: Reuters
However, it took only 5 minutes to return to the match in Manchester. Manchester captain Harry Maguire made it 1-1 in the 44th minute before going to the break. Nemanja Matic kept the ball in the goal line from Fernandez’s free-kick to the goal line. The United captain sent the ball into the net by extending the leg with the gap between the legs of the opposing defender Dunk. Although the goal is written as suicide.
After returning from the break, Brighton was about to move forward again. They got a penalty in 2 minutes. However, VAR has canceled it. VAR also burned the forehead of Manchester in the 52nd minute. Although Rashford scored, he was seen offside in the VAR. The striker forgot his grief by scoring a great goal after 3 minutes. In the counter-attack, Inside Out Dodge Brighton forced the defender to the ground by entering the box with the ball in a single effort from the left edge. The English striker then scored with a left-foot shot. And at the end of the extra added time has been the original drama.