Bad news for Manchester United and Cristiano Ronaldo fans, as Brighton beat them and left them far away from next season's UEFA Champions League.
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Thus the current head coach of the Old Trafford side is suffering a terrible farewell to the club, as his departure from the club for next season has also been confirmed, to be faced by Erik ten Hag.
But what the English team will undoubtedly regret is that once again they will be out of the Champions League, a tournament they used to attend year after year under the guidance of Sir Alex Ferguson.
But since the coach left the club's bench, they have not been able to win either the Premier League or the UEFA Champions League, a problem that the new coach will try to solve since, in addition to Cristiano Ronaldo, the club has several stars that should be better exploited.
This is how Brighton beat and humiliated Manchester United and Cristiano Ronaldo
The duel started being initially dominated by the Red Devils, however, the Seagulls gradually began to decipher all their attacks and started to stop them right in the middle of the pitch.
This resulted in Moisés Caicedo having more and more access to the ball in the opponent's area, which led to the first goal of the match, which came in the 15th minute.
In that minute, the Ecuadorian midfielder received a ball on the outskirts of the United area and did not hesitate for a second to take a powerful shot that went into the right side of David de Gea's goal, putting the 1-0 on the scoreboard.
And although United had at least 3 dangerous chances in the first half, the defense was able to efficiently neutralize CR7. And in the 49th minute, the effectiveness of Graham Potter's Seagulls was once again on display.
In that minute, a pass from the left side of the goal landed at the feet of Marc Cucurella, who unleashed an authentic shot to beat De Gea and make it 2-0.
Immediately after the goal, the Premier League cameras focused on CR7, who had disappointment on his face. And to his misfortune, this would not be the last goal they would concede today.
In the 57th minute, Pascal Groß received a precise cross in the middle of the United box, and although a defender tried to block it, Groß took the ball to the left side and with his left foot crossed the shot to deceive the Manchester United goalkeeper and make the score 3-0.
And to make the score 4-0, Danny Welbeck came in from the right side of the box and sent a shot just over the top, which first bounced off a United defender and then bounced off Leandro Trossard and into the net, giving the Seagulls the win.
Manchester United and Cristiano Ronaldo humiliated away from the UEFA Champions League
With this defeat, the Red Devils move into sixth place in the competition, with 58 points, 6 points behind Tottenham who would be sneaking into the Champions League. But they could still drop further down the table if clubs like Liverpool or Tottenham win this afternoon.
With that, neither Cristiano Ronaldo nor United could challenge for the UEFA Champions League, and if they are lucky they could make it to the UEFA Europa League.
Will the arrival of Erik ten Hag make any difference to the Red Devils' situation?