A penalty converted by the Portuguese midfielder, already after the final whistle of the game, rescued this Saturday the victory (3-2) of Manchester United at Brighton ground in the opening of the third round of the English League.
The home team advanced on the scoreboard in the 40th minute, following a penalty pointed by the Frenchman Neal Maupay, to punish the Portuguese international’s failure on Lamptey, but the red devils reached the tie shortly afterwards, on 43, through a Lewis Dunk’s own goal.
In addition to the five kicks that hit Manchester United’s goalposts, Brighton saw the opponent operate the turnaround in the 55th minute, when Bruno Fernandes launched Marcus Rashford and the young English striker switched his opponents’ turns before scoring.
In compensation time, Brighton managed to capitalize on the enormous pressure it was putting on United and reached the tie, by Solley March, in the 90 + 5 minutes, guessing the more than likely draw.
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