Manchester Utd v Brighton - Fascinating Facts
Ahead of what we hope will be another home win for Manchester United, this time against Brighton and Hove Albion, we`ve had our heads in the books again to bring you some interesting facts and figures.
• The meeting this Saturday, will be the first time the two clubs have met in the league since March 1983 when a 1-1 draw was the outcome of a fixture at Old Trafford.
• The last time the two sides came face-to-face was in an FA Cup 4th round tie in January 1993, a match Manchester United won 1-0.
• In 16 games between the two sides, Brighton have beaten Manchester United just on the 1 occasion, 1-0 at the Goldstone Ground in November 1982.
• Manchester United are on a run of 7 consecutive Premier League wins at Old Trafford, something they haven`t done since the days of Sir Alex Ferguson back in March 2013.
• Manchester United are on an unbeaten run at Old Trafford that has now reached 25 games, of which United have won 13 and drawn 10.
• In their last 18 games against Premier League debutants, Manchester United have won all 18.
• In his last 6 Premier League appearances, Paul Pogba has scored 4 goals and provided 4 assists.
• Brighton arrive at Old Trafford on a good run of form, they are unbeaten in their last 5 Premier League fixtures, winning 2 and drawing 3.