Manchester United performed their first match underneath new supervisor Erik ten Hag on Sunday (August 7). The sport, although, didn’t go in keeping with plan as they succumbed to a 2-1 defeat to Brighton at Outdated Trafford.
Pascal Gross mixed with former Crimson Devils ahead Danny Welbeck to offer the Seagulls the lead within the thirtieth minute. The Germany worldwide took simply 9 minutes to internet his second objective of the afternoon and double the guests’ lead.
An own-goal from Brighton midfielder Alexis Mac Allister within the second gave Ten Hag’s facet a ray of hope. Nevertheless, it was to not be as Graham Potter and Co. held on to their one-goal lead.
Ten Hag’s tenure as Manchester United supervisor thus bought off to a disappointing begin. It’s price noting that Sunday’s end result noticed Brighton win at Outdated Trafford for the primary time of their historical past.
These are difficult occasions for the Crimson Devils, who additionally failed to complete within the high 4 final season. Followers have been annoyed with the membership’s scenario for some time now and it solely seems to be getting worse.
A surprising video of Manchester United followers preventing one another within the stands throughout the group’s defeat to Brighton has now emerged on social media. Two supporters can primarily be seen brawling within the clip.
The video was posted on Twitter by somebody with the username SOFI, who wrote:
“By no means thought we’d see at the present time when United followers struggle one another. Arguments do occur amongst United Followers. However this has hit a brand new low.”
A 3rd individual appeared to calm the scenario by separating the 2 brawling supporters within the video. Extra folks could be seen becoming a member of in as they attempt to put an finish to the altercation.
Manchester United face Brentford of their subsequent match
The Crimson Devils will likely be hopeful of bouncing again from their defeat to Brighton of their subsequent match. They’re scheduled to face Brentford away from dwelling on Saturday (August 13).
Like Ten Hag’s facet, Brentford did not win their season opener on Sunday. The Bees, although, earned some extent as they performed out a 2-2 draw in opposition to Leicester Metropolis on the King Energy Stadium.
Objectives from Timothy Castagne and Kiernan Dewsbury-Corridor gave the Foxes a two-goal lead. Nevertheless, Thomas Frank’s facet introduced the sport again to sq. one, courtesy of objectives from Ivan Toney and Josh Dasilva.