Chris Hughton hails Manchester United's Paul Pogba but not making special plan


Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says Amazon and Manchester City needed to regularly feature him in their documentary so to sell it! Paul Pogba scored the first goal of the season less than three minutes into the match and the Red Devils didn't look back.

If the United manager wanted to make his point to Ed Woodward, he need only post of video of the first half here to the chief executive's office at Old Trafford.

Instead, Brighton went in front when veteran striker Murray caught Lindelof ball watching to flick home Solly March's cross with a classy finish.

The Red Devils must get better, though, and quickly, or the title will start to look beyond their reach even before the race has truly begun.

Eric Bailly was the culprit, bringing down Pascal Gross in the area, but there were a string of errors in the build up to the foul.

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David de Gea mans the goal for the visitors.

It was a desperately poor performance from Man United, despite Paul Pogba's late penalty, and their fans took to Twitter to heap the blame on three players.

Bailly, not to be outdone, gave away a corner in the build-up to the second and then chopped down Gross in the box for Brighton's penalty just before half-time. Young was successful in one of his two tackles in the match, but like Bailly and Lindelof he failed to make an interception during the match to highlight United's frailties at the back. After a second-half cameo against Watford, Jahanbakhsh should start and could cause United some problems.

Romelu Lukaku should be one of them, with Marcus Rashford not really managing to set the field alight against Leicester. Juan Mata should have done enough to fend off Jesse Lingard for the spot on the right.

But he won't be the only player the Portuguese coach is upset with. Fred is likely to be sat at the base of a three-man midfield and will be charged with breaking up the play and kick-starting United attacks on the break.