Netease Sports reported on October 1:
At 02:45 on October 1 (Thursday), Beijing time (19:45 on September 30, local time in England), the fourth round of the 2020-21 England League Cup was played.
The two teams had just met Manchester United in the league last weekend and won 3-2 away. In the league last weekend, Manchester United won more luck. Brighton hit the goal frame 5 times and Manchester United won a penalty kick at the last minute. Both teams have made significant adjustments to their starting starts. Compared with last weekend's league, Brighton adjusted 9 people, only White and Dunk started consecutively, Manchester United adjusted 10 people, and only Lindelof continued to start.
The game is going on in the rain. In the 11th minute, Jahanbakhsh made a pass from the left, and Gross's right-footed volley from the front of the penalty area was blocked. In the 18th minute, Williams obliquely plugged in from the left, Mata inserted the left rib in the penalty area and passed the ball. Ighalo shot the ball from 6 yards before hitting the side net. In the 26th minute, Alister made a cross from the left, Jahambach shot from the front of the penalty area and Henderson threw the ball. In the 29th minute, Dalot passed the ball and Fred was struck by Steele with a long shot.
In the 37th minute, Henderson returned the ball to his opponent without halftime. Alister took the ball from the left and broke into the penalty area with a 14-yard shot high. In the 41st minute, Brighton counterattacked, Jahambakhsh dribbled the ball into the penalty area and shot high from 14 yards on the right rib.
At the end of the first half, Manchester United led 1-0.
At the beginning of the second half, it rained more and more, and light rain turned into heavy rain. In the 53rd minute, Fred took a free kick 30 yards from the center and took a low shot with his right foot. Steele pounced on the ball. In the 55th minute, Alister took a free kick 25 yards to the right and set off the anti-aircraft gun. In the 63rd minute, Mata passed the ball and Van der Beck's long shot was blocked. In the 67th minute, Gross made a cross from the right, and Trossard, who was unguarded in the center, shot with his right foot from 12 yards and Henderson saved.
In the 74th minute, Gross crossed from the right, and Alister made a 10-yard header from the center. In the 75th minute, Dalot made a cross from the right and Pogba in the middle made a header from 12 yards.
In the 83rd minute, Trossard's long shot was blocked. In the 86th minute, Van der Beck went straight, Dalot inserted a single-handed shot from a small angle 6 yards from the right rib of the penalty area and was saved by Steele. Then Lindelof received a yellow card for a tactical foul to prevent the counterattack. In the 88th minute, Lingard missed a long shot. In the 91st minute, Gross shot high from long range. In the end, Manchester United won 3-0.
Brighton (3421): 23-Steel/3-White, 5-Dunke, 33-Bourne (81'41-Sanders)/34-Wilterman, 49-Muremby, 13- Gross, 30-Bernardo/16-Jahambahsh (50' 9-Mupai), 10-Alistt/42-Geocres (63' 11-Trossade)
布莱顿（3421）：23-钢/ 3-白，5-邓肯，33-伯恩（81'41-桑德斯）/ 34-Wilterman，49-穆伦比，13-格罗斯，30-伯纳多/ 16-贾哈姆巴什（50' 9-木皮），10-阿利斯特/ 42-Geocres（63'11-十字路口）
Manchester United (4231): 26-Henderson/20-Dalot, 2-Lindelof, 3-Bay, 33-Williams/39-McTominay, 17-Fred (81' 14-Lingard)/8-Mata, 34-Vanderbeck, 21-James (69' 10-Rashford)/25-Ighalo (69' 6-Pogba)
曼联（4231）：26-亨德森/ 20-达洛特，2-林德洛夫，3-湾，33-威廉姆斯/ 39-麦托米奈，17-弗雷德（81 '14-林加德）/ 8-马塔，34-范德贝克，21 -詹姆斯（69 '10-拉什福德）/ 25-伊加洛（69'6-波格巴）