Brighton hit the woodwork five times and thought they had earned a deserved point when Solly March headed home to equalise five minutes into stoppage time.
Premier League: Chelsea come back from dead to draw at West Brom; Manchester United snatch 100th-minute win
It is Everton who are setting the early pace in the Premier League as they secured a third straight win in controversial circumstances, 2-1 at Crystal Palace.
Manchester United were lucky to escape with a 3-2 win at Brighton thanks to a penalty from Bruno Fernandes
Premier League: Solskjaer hints Victor Lindelof could pay for defensive lapses as Manchester United face Brighton
Solskjaer's men travel to Brighton on Saturday badly in need of a win to kickstart their campaign, with hopes the Red Devils could challenge Liverpool and Manchester City for the title having suffered an early blow.
League Cup: Manchester United, West Ham advance to fourth round as multiple coronavirus cases cause chaos
In United's first meeting with Championship side Luton since 1992, boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made 10 changes, giving full debuts to goalkeeper Dean Henderson and close-season signing Donny Van De Beek.
Primeira Liga: Sporting Lisbon to rename youth academy after 'greatest-ever' product Cristiano Ronaldo
Ronaldo, who scored in Juventus' first Serie A game of the season on Sunday, joined the capital city side aged 12.
Donny van de Beek came off the bench to score on his United debut, but his side were already trailing 2-0 by then and went on to lose 3-1 in a dismal start to their Premier League campaign.
Premier League: Wilfried Zaha nets brace as Crystal Palace stun Manchester United; Arsenal edge West Ham
It was a chastening start to the season for United, who have come under fire from fans frustrated at their relatively modest transfer outlay compared to their title rivals.
Solskjaer's men begin their league campaign at home to Crystal Palace on Saturday on the back of a 14-game unbeaten run in the English top-flight since the signing of Bruno Fernandes transformed their fortunes in January.
Chelsea's meeting with Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on Sunday has added edge after a feisty exchange between the managers over transfer spending.
Premier League: Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer unhappy at England FA's handling of Mason Greenwood
Solskjaer said United tried to prevent the 18-year-old Greenwood from joining up with England, believing he needed some rest after his breakthrough season.
New Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman has been on the hunt for a striker after telling Uruguayan Luis Suarez he wasn't in his plans for the coming season.
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In a recently-filmed video, teenager Mason Greenwood appeared to breathe in nitrous oxide from a balloon. This comes a week after Greenwood and Phil Foden were sent home from England duty for breaching coronavirus rules in Iceland to meet women.
Premier League: Harry Maguire to stay as Manchester United captain despite court case, says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Maguire was given a suspended 21-month sentence last month after the England defender was found guilty of assaulting a police officer, swearing, resisting arrest and bribery during an incident in Mykonos.
Premier League: Paul Pogba could miss Manchester United's first match due to late preseason training start
United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said Pogba has had only a “couple of training sessions” since recovering from the effects of the virus that ruled the midfielder out of international duty with France.
Premier League: Marcus Rashford says chasing Liverpool, Manchester City motivates Manchester United to keep improving
United finished 33 points behind Liverpool, who claimed their first league crown in 30 years, and 15 points adrift of City in the 2019-20 season.
A video posted on social media in Iceland showed Foden and Greenwood meeting women from outside the team bubble. Reports said they had brought them back to England's team hotel, but the manager said that was not the case.
Inter Milan forward Alexis Sanchez says he wanted to leave Manchester United right after first training session
Sanchez has explained his side of the story in a video on Instagram, admitting he immediately had a bad feeling about his switch to United.
Premier League: Dean Henderson aims to oust David de Gea for Manchester United's No 1 goalkeeper spot
Henderson signed a new five-year contract with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side last week and believes he is capable of unseating Spain's De Gea, who made a series of costly mistakes last term.