Pogba and Mata send lacklustre Manchester United past Brighton


Ed Woodward should not be fooled by the score. While it was comfortable in the end, the clamour for Manchester United to strengthen their attack is going to only intensify after this misshapen performance from their second string. The search must go on, even if Borussia Dortmund hold firm on Jadon Sancho.

Ole Gunnar Solskjær made his point when he turned to his bench moments after Dean Henderson had prevented Brighton’s Leandro Trossard from cancelling out Scott McTominay’s goal. After intending to give Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford the night off, the manager called them into action and United pulled clear to reach the Carabao Cup quarter-finals.

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Written by Jacob Steinberg at the Amex Stadium
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