His goal was a quite superb first-time finish and he generally ran Bailly and Lindelof ragged, allowing the home side plenty of reprieve from any United pressure during the second half.
Lindelof was guilty of failing to track Murray for Brighton's first goal and Bailly brought down Gross for the penalty. Then from the re-start, Eric Bailly gave away a needless corner and some penalty box pinball ended with Shane Duffy scoring a second after expertly controlling Anthony Knockaert's miscued shot.
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Former Man City man Aaron Mooy will have a point to prove against his old side. Bernardo Silva is set to benefit from the untimely injury of De Bruyne.
Brighton began their 2018 campaign with a loss on the road against Watford, now they face Manchester United in their home opener. As ever, you can watch Brighton Vs Manchester United via beIN SPORTS CONNECT.
United may have fallen to a toothless 1-0 defeat at the AMEX Stadium last season, but there's plenty more to play for this time around and it'd be very surprising to see Mourinho's side fail to take three points back up north.
Club record signing Alireza Jahanbakhsh is all set to make his home debut and will be charged with finding the back of the net for the Seagulls.
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Antonio Valencia has spent nine seasons at Old Trafford and was named as the first choice captain for the majority of last season.
As for Manchester United, they defeated Leicester 2-1 in the opening game of the 2018/2019 season.
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But the damage had already been done as Brighton sat comfortably on their lead until virtually the last kick of the match. Speaking during his pre-match press conference ahead of the Red Devils' trip to Brighton on Sunday, Mourinho also confirmed that Paul Pogba will wear the armband until the Ecuadorian resumes his position in the starting lineup.