Manchester United will lock their horns against Brighton and Hove Athletic in the quarter final of FA Cup. Both the clubs will be keen to go through to the next round. The defeat against Sevilla has put real pressure over Jose Mourinho. One bad result could put his managerial job under threat at Manchester United. Manchester United boss will not want to be sacked before the end of the season. So, he will be desperate to win the match against Brighton and Hove Athletic in the quarter final of the FA Cup.
Paul Pogba is going to be key player for Manchester United to win the game against Brighton and Hove Athletic. Paul Labile Pogba, is a renowned French footballer who plys his trade in England for the club Manchester United. Pogba was born to Guinean parents. He is a Muslim. Growing up he was an ardent fan of English club Arsenal FC. His career began or rather kicked off with Manchester United in 2011. Pogba joined Italian side Juventus in 2012 on a free transfer, and helped the club to four consecutive SERIE A titles, as well as two Coppa Italia and two Supercoppa Italiana titles.
He spent four seasons at the club, during which time, he established himself as one of the most promising young players in the world, and received the Golden Boy award in 2013. This was just supposed to be the beginning. This accolade was followed by the Bravo award in 2014 and was named by The Guardian as one of the ten most promising young players in Europe. He will surely be one of the key players in this cup tie.
Team News :
Manchester United :
De Gea will surely start as the Manchester United goalkeeper. Young, Smalling, Lindelof and Valencia will be there in the defense for United while Matic, McTominay and Pogba are playing in the midfield for them. Lukaku, Lingard and Sanchez will be there in the upfront for Red Devils against Brighton and Hove Athletic.
Brighton will miss the service of Skalak and Sidwell against the Red Devils in a very important match on their home ground, which the fans would have hoped would give them some delight in the form of a point at least, if not more. Ryan will be there in the Goal for Brighton. Scheletto, Duffy, Dunk, Bong will feature in the defense for them. Knockaert, Stephens, Propper, March, Gross will be in the midfield for Brighton while Murray will play at the upfront of the field.
Key Players :
Manchester United’s trio of Sanchez, Lukaku and Rashford will be their key to success to win the match against Brighton and Hove Athletic. On the other hand, the combination between Gross and Murray will be pivotal for Brighton and Hove Athletic to clinch a win against the Red Devils in this match.
Predicted Starting Eleven :
Manchester United : (4-3-3)
Goalkeeper : De Gea
Defenders : Valencia, Smalling, Lindelof, Young
Midfielders : McTominay, Matic, Pogba.
Attackers : Lukaku, Lingard, Sanchez.
Brighton And Hove Athletic: (4-5-1)
Goalkeeper : Ryan
Defenders : Schelotto, Duffy, Dunk, Bong.
Midfielders : Knockaert, Stephens, Propper, March, Gross.
Attackers : Murray.
My Predicted Scoreline :
Manchester United 3-1 Brighton And Hove Athletic.