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Jones features again as Man Utd U23 defeat Brighton

Phil Jones again played for Manchester United in today's Prem 2 win against Brighton.

United's youngsters snatched an impressive victory against Brighton thanks to an injury time winner from substitute Zidane Iqbal at Leigh Sports Village.

United named a strong team from the start once again with Dean Henderson, Jones, Shola Shoretire and Anthony Elanga starting the game.

It was an even game for most of the first-half, until United were awarded a penalty when Elanga was brought down inside the box, The Swedish forward dusted himself off to blast the ball into the top corner to hand the Reds the 1-0 lead at the break.

The second half was tougher and Brighton were the better side, pressing well and forcing United to go long to striker Joe Hugill but he was struggling to hold the ball up and it meant Neil Wood's side were under pressure for much of the half.

That pressure told as Lorent Tolaj equalised for the Seagulls just after the hour mark.

However, Iqbal came off the bench to grab the winner with a low drive.


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