Mason Holgate despatched off for ‘scandalous’ deal with on Kaoru Mitoma | EUROtoday

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Soon, Wilder was looking for solely harm limitation, withdrawing fundamental striker Will Osula in favour of centre-half Auston Trusty. With Mitoma unplayable on the left and Gross pulling each midfield string, Brighton arrange camp in United’s half.

United thought that they had unlikely compensation when, in a uncommon assault, Ben Osborn hooked previous Bart Verbruggen from point-blank vary. Attwell disallowed the purpose for Vini Souza’s grappling with Afcon winner Simon Adingra. After being invited to rethink, Attwell disallowed it once more, this time for Osborn’s offside.

If the primary half was continuous, the second was a non-event. United held out till they conceded two in three minutes: Jack Robinson inadvertently turned Mitoma’s cross in, earlier than Adingra swept Gross’s cross previous Foderingham, Gross’s ninth help of the season, a Premier League document for Brighton.

A late fifth gave the scoreline a extra life like air when Adingra’s deflected effort looped over Foderingham however the afternoon, in all of the flawed methods, belonged to Holgate.

“If I were United’s manager, I’d get him a car and send him straight back to Everton,” thundered Richard Keys.

Many United followers will share his view.