Gangster Man Utd at home, point vending machine on the road… Top9 opponent’s performance is disastrous

When Manchester United goes away, it becomes a different team.

Manchester United lost 0-1 to Brighton in the 28th round of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-23 season held at the Amex Stadium in Brighton, England on the 5th at 4:00 am (Korean time). With this, Manchester United maintained 4th place with 19 wins, 6 draws and 8 losses (63 points). It is two points behind third place Newcastle United (65 points). On the other hand, Brighton rose to 6th place in the league with 16 wins, 7 draws and 9 losses (55 points).

The match was very fierce. There was a lot to see tactically as it was a head-to-head match between tactician coach Eric ten Haag and coach Roberto De Zerbi. First, Man Utd continued to aim for the space behind the Brighton defense. Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial provided consistent penetration. On the other hand, Brighton released Man Utd’s build-up through quick deployment and passing, and fought midfielders based on a strong midfield line.

The tense flow was not easily broken.먹튀검증 Manchester United put in Jadon Sancho, Marcel Sabitzer, and Butt Verhost to aim for the opening goal, but in the second half, problems with mobility were revealed and the opportunity was not seized. Rather, Brighton continued to attack based on young players.

The moment the match was about to end 0-0, Manchester United faced a crisis. In the second half of extra time, Luke Shaw committed a handball foul and a penalty kick (PK) was declared. Kicker Alexis McAllister showed a calm finish and ended up winning 1-0.

With this defeat, Manchester United could not break the away jinx once again. In the past, under manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, United ran a 28-game unbeaten run in away matches from February 2020 to October 2021. However, manager Ten Hagh is showing a weak appearance in the toxic away. A 3-6 loss to Manchester City and a 0-7 defeat to Liverpool are representative examples.

The opposite of home performance. Manchester United recorded a record of 12 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss at Old Trafford, but on the road they are on a record of 7 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses. England’s ‘Daily Mail’ explained, “Man Utd, led by Ten Haag, has only drawn one away game against a team in the top 9 or higher throughout the season. That game is a 2-2 match against Tottenham Hotspur.”

Coach Ten Haag also opened up about the sluggish away performance. “It’s true, but it’s a problem we have to step up and face,” he admitted before the match. After the game, he said, “In the last 5 games, we have 4 wins and 1 draw. We played well, we are improving. But we still have a long way to go.”

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