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MAN CITY 2, BRIGHTON 0
Manchester City claimed top spot in the Premier League for the first time this season following a routine home victory against Brighton.
HUDDERSFIELD TOWN 2, BRIGHTON 0
A Steve Mounie double in the first half put dominant Huddersfield Town on their way in a very confident win against Brighton.
The Terriers could afford to waste a hatful of chances in the second half before they secured an invaluable three points and leapfrogged their opponents Brighton to go 11th with 18 points after a richly deserved fifth Premier League win of the season and the first since the 1-0 against West Brom at the John Smith’s Stadium.
Town had endured a four game losing streak and hadn’t scored in six since Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre despatched Manchester United at the John Smith’s Stadium in October.
They looked a lot more fluent against Brighton who may have been feeling the effects of a midweek 5-1 home hammering at the hands of Liverpool and the Seagulls faded badly towards the end.
MAN UNITED 1, BRIGHTON 0 Jose Mourinho admitted being too attack minded may have backfired on Manchester United as they struggled to beat Brighton at Old Trafford. They fielded Romelu Lukaku, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford, but were indebted to an own goal from Lewis Dunk to overcome the Seagulls. United’s manager said: “Sometimes you […]