Manchester United's Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo passes the ball during a pre-season club friendly football match between Manchester United and Rayo Vallecano at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on July 31, 2022. PHOTO | AFP

Manchester United will begin their quest at an English Premier League title with a revenge mission against Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday.

Brighton stunned United 4-0 the last time these two sides met in May and Erik Ten Haag will need to set things straight.

Man United’s sixth place finish last season means they will not feature in the UEFA Champions League, while Brighton did well to finish ninth.

United are beginning a new era under Ten Haag and are under pressure to challenge for a title that they haven’t won since 2012/13.

This will be his first competitive fixture in charge of the 20-time English champions, who will be bidding to secure at least a spot in the top four this season.

Play here to make your predictions for this mouthwatering clash.

What time does Man United vs Brighton start?

The game kicks off at 4pm Kenyan time at Old Trafford.

Man United vs Brighton team news

The home team are without Anthony Martial and Jadon Sancho who are both suffering from minor injuries.

Bruno Fernandes is set to be the source of inspiration from midfield and it will be interesting to see whether new signing Christian Eriksen will get a place in the starting XI.

Anthony Elanga and Marcus Rashford are set to be the pair selected to lead the attacking line.

Alexis McCallister and Jakub Moder are the only notable absentees from the Brighton squad.

Man United vs Brighton head to head

There has never been a draw between these two sides with United winning 9 compared to Brighton’s 3 victories.

Man United vs Brighton current form

Bot teams have lost just once in their last 5 matches but the visitors have only won twice in that run, compared to United’s 3 wins.

Man United vs Brighton prediction

The home team have a point to prove and loads more pressure to start their season on a high and thus are favorites to win.

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