Opta Stats: Brighton v Manchester United

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.
Can Jose Mourinho mastermind a victory when Manchester United take on Brighton?

Will Manchester United win their second game of the season when they travel to Brighton? Opta reveals all.

"Manchester United failed to score in their last two away league games of 2017-18, including a 0-1 loss at Brighton. They last went three without a goal on the road in the Premier League in April 2005."

Under 2.5 goals is 1.748/11.

Brighton have won their last two home league games against Manchester United, with these games being spaced almost 36 years apart (1-0 in November 1982, 1-0 in May 2018). They are 5.59/2 to claim a third win.

In all competitions, Manchester United's last away win against Brighton came in April 1982 (D1 L2 since). The draw is 3.613/5.

Brighton were unbeaten in their four home Premier League games played on a Sunday last season (W2 D2). Meanwhile, Man Utd have lost four of their last five away league games played on Sunday (W1). Brighton are 2.166/5 to avoid defeat in the Double Chance market.

Manchester United failed to score in their last two away league games of 2017-18, including a 0-1 loss at Brighton. They last went three without a goal on the road in the Premier League in April 2005. Under 2.5 goals is 1.748/11.

Brighton have lost their last three Premier League matches. They last lost four in a row in the top-flight between May 1983 and August 2017. Manchester United are 1.845/6 to claim victory.

Man Utd's French midfielder Paul Pogba scored the Red Devils' first Premier League goal this season, a penalty against Leicester - Pogba has been involved in 26 league goals (12 goals, 14 assists) under Jose Mourinho, more than any other Man Utd player. Pogba is 3.412/5 to score.

No Man Utd player has had more shots on target (2) or touches in the opposition box (3) in the Premier League this season than left-back Luke Shaw. The defender is 10.09/1 to score a goal in a second successive game.

Brighton's Pascal Gross has had a hand in six goals in his last seven Premier League games at the Amex Stadium (3 goals, 3 assists). Gross is 5.04/1 to find the net.

Man Utd forward Romelu Lukaku has scored against 17 of the current 20 Premier League sides - Brighton are one of the three he's yet to score against (along with Cardiff and Wolves). Lukaku is 2.68/5 to break his duck.

Brighton's Glenn Murray has played more Premier League minutes against Manchester United than he has vs any other team (344) - however, he's yet to score against the Red Devils in the competition. Murray is 3.185/40 to score his first goal.

Dan Fitch 2018/19 Season P/L

Staked: 17.00 pts
Returned: 23.99 pts
P/L: +6.99 pts

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