Ighalo Subbed On As United Thrash Brighton To Keep Top-Four Hopes Alive


Odion Ighalo was in action for Manchester United as they ran out 3-0 winners against Brighton and Hove Albion on Tuesday to remain in pursuit of a top-four finish,Completesports.com reports.

Ighalo who is still looking for his first Premier League goal, replaced Anthony Martial in the 78th minute of the game.

It was his seventh Premier League appearance for United since his loan move from Shanghai Shenhua.

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Mason Greenwood’s sixth league goal of the season gave United the lead inside 16 minutes before Bruno Fernandes combined with Paul Pogba to double their tally before the half-hour mark.

Fernandes then extinguished Brighton’s second-half revival as his emphatic volley rounded off a devastating United counter within five minutes of the restart.

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Source: Complete Sports