Pep Guardiola’s men bounced back from two straight Premier League defeats to pick up a very welcome three-point haul against the Seagulls.
Erling Haaland bagged a second on 19 minutes – and what a finish!
The star striker collected the ball after tenacious closing down from Bernardo and blasted home an unstoppable drive to put us in control at the break.
Roberto De Zerbi’s men came back into it in the second period and pulled one back through Ansu Fati on 73 minutes, setting up a nervy finale.
The task wasn’t helped by Manuel Akanji’s red card in stoppage time as Brighton pushed for a leveller.
But the hosts held on for a very welcome and deserved victory.
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