A bizarre facet of the fixture list means the Red Devils have played more games than any other team before the weekend, with a 15-day break before closing their campaign at Selhurst Park against Crystal Palace on May 22.
With a top-four finish all but gone, the Europa League is United’s best bet for continental football next season and victory over Brentford last time out at least ended a three-game losing streak to cement their grip on the sixth position.
Brighton overtook Wolves a week ago as they seek to clinch a place in the first half – something the club have never achieved in their 121-year history.
Here’s everything you need to know ahead of today’s game…
Date, kick-off time and venue
Brighton vs Manchester United is scheduled to kick off at 5.30pm BST today, Saturday 7th May 2022.
Brighton’s Amex Stadium will host the match.
Where to watch Brighton vs Manchester United
TV channel: Today’s game will be televised live on Sky Sports Premier League and Main Event, with coverage starting at 5pm.
Direct: Sky Sports subscribers will also be able to watch the game online via the Sky Go app.
Live Blog: You can follow all the action via Standard Sport’s live blog.
Brighton vs Manchester United Team News
Graham Potter has confirmed that Enock Mwepu will miss the game with a groin injury which could sideline him for the season. Jeremy Sarmiento (hamstrings) and Jakub Moder (knee) are also absent.
Ralf Rangnick has ruled out Jadon Sancho from the clash as he continues to suffer from tonsillitis while Marcus Rashford is also out with bronchitis.
Eric Bailly (back) joins Paul Pogba and Luke Shaw as confirmed United absentees, but Harry Maguire is back from a knee problem, along with Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
Brighton vs Manchester United Prediction
The Seagulls have proven incredibly tough to break this season and United can expect a tough game unless they can get into more serious form.
Head-to-head history and results (h2h)
United are on a seven-game winning streak against Brighton.
Brighton win: 3
Manchester United win: 19
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