Manchester United were clever enough to Put Brighton aside to dominate in attacking performance full with so much pace and quality to defeat their visitor with 3-1 win at Old Trafford.

In a one-sided game in which United had 21 shots to Brighton’s six, Andreas Pereira’s deflected effort put the hosts on their way (17) before Scott McTominay forced Davy Propper into an own goal (19) after a Harry Maguire knockdown.

Anxiety grew around Old Trafford when Lewis Dunk scored against the run of play (64) but the excellent Marcus Rashford restored the two-goal cushion (66).

A 3-1 scoreline flattered woeful Brighton, who were opened up at will in the final quarter but Rashford and Anthony Martial let them off the hook with some poor finishing.United sign off for the international break with five wins from their last six matches in all competitions.

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