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Manchester United look to firm their grip on a Europa League spot as they travel to the Amex Stadium to face an in-form Brighton team.

Brighton have lost just one game in their last six (W3, D3), whereas United have managed a mere two victories in their previous six outings (L3, D1).

Manchester United have won each of their last seven meetings with Brighton in all competitions. Their longest ongoing run against any current Premier League side.

Brighton have won three of their last five Premier League games (L1, D1), as many as they had in their previous 25 matches (L9, D13). Manchester United have lost each of their last four Premier League away games, as many as they lost in their previous 42 on the road.

Brighton are on course for their highest finish in a Premier League season, having already picked up their record wins and points in a season.

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 18 goals for Manchester United in 29 appearances this season. He scored as many goals in his last season at the club before leaving for Real Madrid (18 in 33 appearances in 2008-09). The last player to score more than 18 goals for United was Robin Van Persie in 2012-13(26).

Danny Welbeck’s three goals in eight appearances against his former employees Manchester United in the Premier League, is the highest among players to have previously played for the Red Devils.

United’s Bruno Fernandes has six goal (4G, 2A) involvements in four games against the Seagulls, never failing to score or assist in a game against them.

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May 2024