Manchester United failed to win their first competitive match under Erik ten Hag after Graham Potter’s Brighton & Hove Albion stunned the Old Trafford crowd by claiming a 2-1 victory in the English Premier League. Cristiano Ronaldo started on the bench, and Christian Eriksen was handed his league debut for the club alongside Lisandro Martínez. Manchester United were down 0-2 at the end of the first half. A string of attacks led to an own goal from Brighton. They defended well for the rest of the game and took three points away from Manchester.
We’ve broken down all the key stats for you to digest, including;
* shot maps
* xT (expected threat)
* pass networks
* xG timelines
* defensive duels
* average positions and much more!
We also try to answer some questions for you with the visuals;
How many crosses were successfully delivered by Manchester United? What were the attack creation zones for Brighton?
To navigate the stats gallery, simply click on the numbers to move through the pages.