- Bruno Fernandes has reacted to the dangerous tackle inflicted on him by Brighton's star Joel Veltman
- The 26-year-old gave the key pass that set Marcus Rashford up for the Red Devils' equalizer
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Bruno Fernandes has been left furious at Brighton defender Joel Veltman who he claimed almost broke his leg during Man United's 2-1 win over Brighton at Old Trafford.
The Portuguese provided the assist for Marcus Rashford's equalizer two minutes after the hour mark which canceled out Danny Welbeck's opening goal.
Fernandes was taken out by Veltman just after delivering the decisive pass to Rashford at the edge of the 18-yard box.
Referee Mike Dean gave the Red Devils the advantage as allowed play to go on and Fernandes disclosed that he did not see the goal before the tackle.
"I didn’t see it because someone almost broke my ankle!"
"But I’m happy for the team, I am happy for Marcus.
"It was a good effort because as everyone knows he has come back from injury and he’s helped us.
"This effort comes from everyone. The press for the first goal was good it made them do the wrong ball and I recovered the ball and passed to Marcus and he scores.
"Everyone is happy when we win and it doesn’t matter who scores."
Mason Greenwood scored the important winner as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's four points above third Leicester City who lost to leaders Man City at the weekend.
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Danny Welbeck put Brighton ahead but second-half goals from Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood ensured the Red Devils grabbed all three points.
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