Bet Builder Tips: Thommo’s 11/1 punt for Man Utd v Brighton

Paddy ambassador Phil Thompson returns with some tips on how to spend your free fiver this weekend.

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Man Utd To Win
Both Teams To Score? No
Bruno Fernandes to Score Anytime
Bruno Fernandes to Have 2 or More Shots On Target

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Sunday 2pm: Manchester United v Brighton
TV: Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League

Man Utd To Win

I’m expecting Manchester United to react. With all this negativity that’s coming out of the club, I think those starting players that go out against Brighton are going to have to turn it on. There’s going to be massive demand from the fans, they’re still there with Cristiano Ronaldo. Whatever’s gone on this needs to be sorted out with Manchester United. They can not go on like this. United finished 35 points behind the champions Manchester City last season which is just not right.

Don’t forget thought they had an impressive start last season and they only dropped two points from the opening five games. I’m going for a Manchester United Win, I do fancy them. They still need more signings but I think they’ll get the job done here.

Both Teams To Score? No

Brighton, what do we make of them? They’ve not signed many players and their best player Yves Bissouma has gone to Spurs. They finished 9th last season which is okay. Graham Potter will feel he’s done really well and I’d agree with that as well. Neal Maupay, he’s the one they rely upon, he didn’t score in any of their last 11 games in the Premier League last season so they have problems up front.

Brighton are so toothless that I just can’t see them scoring here, even against a United side that might have some question marks about their defence so I’ll go with Both Teams To Score? No.

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Bruno Fernandes to Score Anytime

I think Bruno Fernandes is the man most likely to net for United. Whether Ronaldo makes an appearance or not I do not know. Whatever’s happening, I think Fernandes needs to step up to the plate.

I don’t think he had a good season last year. I think he will be fired up so I’m going with Fernandes to Score Anytime. He takes penalties, he takes free kicks, certainly if Ronaldo’s not playing.

Bruno Fernandes to Have 2 or More Shots On Target

Given the set pieces and the fact he’s going to want to make a big impact I’m backing Bruno Fernandes to Have 2 or More Shots on Target. He loves to let fly and he’ll want to make a mark on the latest new dawn at Old Trafford.

Thommo’s Man Utd v Brighton tips

Man Utd To Win
Both Teams To Score? No
Bruno Fernandes to Score Anytime
Bruno Fernandes to Have 2 or More Shots On Target

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