- Gulls insure PL status
- GDS defies Rojo clearing attempt
- Gross scores 7th of season
The win boosts the Gulls to 40 points, good for 11th place in the Premier League. United stays second with 77 points,
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Marouane Fellaini looked to have a near trademark goal in the third minute, but he was offside and the linesman didn’t miss the call.
All-in-all, Brighton out shot United 8-4 in the half. The Red Devils failed to muster a shot on target.
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It was Brighton who’d go ahead via Goal Decision System, as Marcos Rojo appeared to make a goal line clearance on Gross’ header only to be defied by the slimmest of margins.
Gross gave a chance to United when he pulled back Juan Mata on the edge of the 18, but the Spaniard overcooked his effort.
United’s efforts continued to miss the frame or bounce to a well-positioned Mat Ryan as the match reached its final 15 minutes.