Brighton were a surprise in the Premier League last season, proving they remain highly competitive. This Saturday (16th), the Coastal team defeated the powerful Manchester United 3-1 at Old Trafford.
Brazilian Joao Pedro, signed from Watford, replaced goalkeeper Onana and scored Brighton’s third goal with a classy stroke. The striker, Fluminense revealed, came on in the second half.
In the early stages, Houellebecq took the lead by insisting on the “original law”. Gros scored the second goal, while Tunisian prospect Hannibal Meibry scored for the home team.
Brighton reached 3rd place with 12 points after 5 matches. United suffered their third defeat in their last five games and finished 12th.
Manchester City and Liverpool watch the match
Round 5 of the Premier League opened with a come-from-behind victory for Liverpool against Wolverhampton, also away, with a score of 3-1.
A positive highlight was Egyptian Mo Salah, who provided three assists for the goals of Gakpo, Robertson and Elliott. The negative was Wolves’ Brazilian Matheus Cunha, who missed a clear chance when the home side were leading 1-0.
Another 3-1 away win was for leaders Manchester City, who defeated West Ham in London and maintained their 100% success.
Ward-Prowse put the Hammers ahead but in the second half Doc, Bernardo Silva and Haaland ensured victory for Josep Guardiola’s side, who lead the Premier League.
Premier League Round 5 Results
- wolverhampton 1×3 liverpool
- west ham 1×3 manchester city
- Manchester United 1 x 3 Brighton
- tottenham 2 x 1 sheffield
- Aston Villa 3 x 1 Crystal Palace
- Fulham 1-0 Luton Town
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