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(Watch) Andreas Pereira opens scoring for Man Utd against Brighton

Andreas Pereira has given Manchester United the lead with a deflected left-footed effort against Brighton at Old Trafford.

The Brazilian attacking midfielder’s selection was questioned by many fans after a poor recent performance against Bournemouth, but the goal will no doubt boost Pereira’s confidence.

Following some good build up play from Anthony Martial, Pereira’s shot took a huge deflection off Brighton defender Dale Stephens and wrong footed a helpless Matt Ryan.

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It’s a deserved lead for the Reds who have looked promising going forward in the early stages.

Marcus Rashford had almost just given United the lead with a fine piece of individual play; the England international cut in from the left hand side, took on three Brighton players but had his shot saved by Ryan.

Click here to see Pereira’ opener.

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