Man United v Brighton – Michael Owen states his prediction

Manchester United will host Brighton today at Old Trafford, and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side haven’t lost a Premier League game since a 1-0 defeat by Sheffield United back at the end of January.

The Red Devils may extend their lead ahead of third-place Leicester who lost to Manchester City on Saturday evening.

Brighton began the weekend six points above the relegation zone thanks to successive victories in their last two Premier League games.

And Michael Owen is backing Manchester United to secure a 1-0 win against Brighton at Old Trafford on Sunday night.

In an interview, Michael Owen told BetVictor:  “If you were to have offered Ole Gunnar Solskjaer second spot in the Premier League this time last year, I’m pretty sure he’d have bitten your hand off,”

“A lot of that goes down to the Red Devils magnificent away form, although they’ve definitely made improvements at home as well.

“Brighton have looked good on the eye on occasion this season, however, they’ve simply not put enough points on the board

“The Seagulls like to play on the front foot, and if they have a go at United here, I think the hosts could pick them off on the counter. It’s 1-0 for United for me.”

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