BRIGHTON 2-3 MAN UNITED
- Targets: Neal Maupay (£6.5m), Solly March (£5.0m) | Lewis Dunk (£5.0m) like goal, Marcus Rashford (£9.5m), Bruno Fernandes (£10.5m)
- Assists: Tariq Lamptey (£4.6m), Alireza Jahanbakhsh (£5.5m) | Nemanja Matic (£5.0m), Fernandes, Harry Maguire (£5.5m)
- Bonus points: Fernandes x3, Maupay x2, March x1
Essential Fantasy Premier League hauls for Bruno Fernandes (£10.5m) and Marcus Rashford (£9.5m) papered over the cracks of but one other wretched performance for Manchester United in Gameweek 3.
The Purple Devils were conveniently 2nd most efficient at Brighton on Saturday lunch-time and in a technique managed to head away the Amex Stadium with all three points.
They won the pulsating stumble upon thanks to one of essentially the most dramatic climaxes to a Premier League match in recent history. Fernandes scored a penalty awarded beyond the referee’s plump-time whistle, after Solly March (£5.0m) belief he had rescued a deserved point for Brighton.
It modified into the hosts, who hit the woodwork 5 times in Gameweek 3, who arguably emerged from this with more Fantasy allure for the impending weeks as Neal Maupay (£6.5m) added his fourth attacking return of the advertising and marketing campaign, March had a wealth of prospects before his late goal and Leandro Trossard (£6.0m) hit the bar after handing over in every of his two outdated outings.
It is miles, admittedly, a day out to in-diagram Everton up subsequent, though Carlo Ancelotti’s males get easiest kept one smooth sheet up to now and conceded three targets one day of their first three matches – so there is every motive to mediate the Seagulls can motive trouble at Goodison Park.
Meanwhile, Fernandes – who fervent his householders with one other wretched game – thundered residence the penalty and with out warning stumbled on himself with a goal, aid and involvement in two more. No topic the relative mediocre show disguise, he ended court cases with 12 points.
“I’m very pleased for Marcus to salvage that goal. He modified into only a pair of inches offside on a counter-attack we had, with a sizable obnoxious from Mason [Greenwood]. We did glance some moments that we didn’t glance closing week. We’re getting a dinky bit higher but I mediate we would like to admit in most cases you salvage away with one, and at the brand new time we doubtlessly didn’t deserve bigger than one point.” – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
The 90 minutes were swamped with targets, disallowed strikes, shaken goalposts, overturned penalties and a ‘Panenka’ space kick. Booked in the principle half of, the Portuguese playmaker then fouled Tariq Lamptey (£4.6m) and it modified into Maupay who cheekily dinked the penalty down the guts to position Brighton 1-0 up.
Rapidly after, in the 43rd minute, Fernandes hammered a free kick to the far put up, which led to a goal at the origin awarded to Harry Maguire (£5.5m), assisted by Nemanja Matic (£5.0m) but later given as a Lewis Dunk (£5.0m) like goal.
VAR also overruled a Brighton penalty early into the 2nd half of, given in opposition to Paul Pogba (£8.0m) for catching Aaron Connolly (£5.5m) as he chased a March flow. A busy resumption noticed a 2nd Man United goal ruled out, ahead of Rashford scored a gorgeous strike after being fed down the left channel by Fernandes. The 22-one year-frail lower interior and despatched wretched Ben White (£4.5m) flying with two dummies, ahead of at closing finishing alongside with his left foot.
After Fernandes told FPL managers to “get Anthony Martial (£9.0m) on story of I will give moderately a pair of passes to him”, the Frenchman’s householders shall be upset to glance Rashford salvage this by plan of ball as Martial toiled in a single other game with out attacking returns. This would presumably also be complicated for managers to stick with him when there are such loads of beautiful alternatives up entrance, corresponding to Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.3m), Raul Jimenez (£8.5m) and Danny Ings (£8.4m).
“We tried to press but they’ve bought if truth be told excellent ball players at the attend. When we were low, you are going to have the selection to glance we don’t get the legs or sharpness peaceable. But we’ll salvage there.” – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Rashford’s goal acknowledged his case for being chosen because the Manchester United option, as did netting most seemingly the most disallowed strikes. Re-classified as a midfielder this time, Rashford might presumably also very properly be just wanting penalty-taking responsibilities but he would get claimed an additional 26 goal and smooth sheet points if he modified into in midfield closing season.
He might presumably also even salvage the occasional space-kick, though Fernandes’ recent quote asserting: “If anyone comes to me to quiz to consume a penalty, I will now not fight at any time when. I will with out complications dispute ‘You consume it’”, already seems to be like outdated after this match. That is now 5 consecutive away league wins, though they face Tottenham, Chelsea and Arsenal amongst their complicated subsequent four outings.
Mason Greenwood (£7.5m) returned to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s beginning line-up after being benched for closing Saturday’s shock 3-1 residence defeat to Crystal Palace. He modified into in sizable diagram all the plan in which by plan of Project Restart and ended closing season with ten targets, though vastly outnumbering his xG (anticipated targets) total of 2.91 might presumably be interpreted in various ways. Is he an extra special finisher, or modified into it a fluke?
On the opposite hand, in the event that they fail to signal Jadon Sancho or anyone else in his station, Greenwood might presumably quit up being the ideally suited technique to squeeze in some Manchester United coverage. He scored the opposite disallowed goal and regarded incandescent, till being replaced late on.
“I belief we had scored with the closing kick of the game. I don’t know the assign apart the extra time in added time came from, but we’re bitterly upset to concede in the style that we get on story of it’s a cruel blow after what modified into a gleaming performance from us.” – Graham Potter
Brighton were the higher, more revolutionary crew of the principle half of and would were conveniently ahead had it now not been for the frame of David de Gea’s (£5.5m) goal. Trossard modified into twice denied by the put up after being given the ball by Steven Alzate (£4.5m), turning into the principle Premier League player to hit the woodwork twice in a single game since Ings in January. He made it a hat-trick late on, thumping a left-footed shot off the crossbar.
It wasn’t just him. Adam Webster’s (£4.5m) looping header landed onto the bar, with March agonisingly hitting the put up after the shatter. No crew struck the woodwork bigger than thrice in a match closing one year – the desperately melancholy Brighton did it 5 times here. Presumably Graham Potter will are desirous to test that the goal’s height modified into appropriate, as Spurs did on Thursday evening.
Trossard modified into fantastic another time. The Belgian scored in opposition to Chelsea on the opening day and assisted all the plan in which by plan of Brighton’s convincing 3-0 assign shut at Newcastle. He delivered 5 targets and 5 assists closing season but head coach Graham Potter on the total turned around him, removing him from Fantasy radars. Yet he has played the plump 90 minutes of all three matches up to now – once their fixtures toughen, he’s on the total a truly attention-grabbing option.
Up subsequent for the Seagulls is trips to Everton and Crystal Palace, ahead of web hosting West Brom and travelling to Spurs. No topic opponent, the provocative Lamptey shall be a gleaming player to like. The pacy lawful wing-attend turns 19 on Wednesday and bagged his third aid from three games, two of which get approach from a hit penalties. This follows his man of the match show disguise at Newcastle, though that 57th minute withdrawal plan he’s peaceable with out a smooth sheet. Mathew Ryan (£4.5m) stays a solid option in goal per a steadiness of assign and smooth sheet doable.
BRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION XI (3-4-3): Ryan; Dunk, Webster, White; Lamptey, Lallana (Deplorable 75’), Alzate, March; Connolly (Jahanbakhsh 75’), Trossard, Maupay
MANCHESTER UNITED XI (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw; Matic, Pogba (Fred 65’); Greenwood (Bailly 83’), Fernandes, Rashford; Martial (van de Beek 90’).
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