Brighton appoint Roberto De Zerbi as new head coach

Brighton have appointed Italian Roberto De Zerbi as their new head coach on a four-year contract. The 43-year-old most recently coached Shakhtar Donetsk but left them this summer following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. He is well regarded in his native Italy after an impressive three year spell at Sassuolo.

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Pascal Groß double sees Brighton defeat Manchester United

Pascal Gross’ first-half double gave Brighton a surprise 2-1 win at Manchester United as Erik ten Hag’s reign got off to the worst possible start. The unmarked Brighton midfielder found himself in the right place, at the right time, to tap the visitors into a 2-0 lead with two goals in nine minutes in the Old Trafford sunshine, as the hosts were booed off at half-time by their own fans.

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Man City see off Brighton to go third in league

Phil Foden’s pinpoint strike moments before half-time gave Manchester City a 1-0 win over Brighton to move the hosts up to third in the Premier League. Raheem Sterling could have made it a 2-0 win but he sent a late penalty over the bar.

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Manchester United cruise past Brighton into quarter-finals

Manchester United rode goals either side of half-time to beat Brighton & Hove Albion 3-0 and book a spot in the Carabao Cup quarterfinals on a rainy night on England’s south coast. Scott McTominay, Juan Mata and Paul Pogba all scored for the Red Devils.

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