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Manchester United Fans Fought Each Other As The Team Was Losing To Brighton

Manchester United fans fought each other in the terraces as the Red Devils were losing to Brighton and Hove in their first Premier League game of the season.

Manchester United suffered a first-ever home defeat to the Seagulls who won 2 -1 at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Pascal Gross scored twice in the first half to give Brighton a commanding lead and while Alexis Mac Allister’s own goal reduced the deficit after the break, Ten Hag’s side could not complete the turnaround.

The result led to increased tensions in the stands and a fight appeared to break out in one area of the crowd at Old Trafford.

In one photograph, a man seems to have his hand around the throat of another spectator.

Fans from the section below then got involved as others attempted to diffuse the situation, while many simply looked on in horror.

Before the game, Ten Hag urged supporters to be the 12th man against Brighton. The Dutchman said:

If we bring commitment then I think they [the fans] will like it and they will bring the fight back. The stadium I think is meant to bring fight and cooperation.

It appears that some of those in attendance at Old Trafford took that call to action a little too seriously.

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