Man Utd player ratings vs Brighton: David de Gea issues the perfect response to help book FA Cup final berth

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David de Gea went to Wembley with his reputation on the floor and his Manchester United future hanging in the balance after a nightmarish performance against Sevilla.

But he came out swinging and was the Red Devils' hero as they edged out a tense and tight FA Cup semi-final with Brighton on penalties after a 0-0 draw.

It was a nerve-shredding penalty shootout and the only player to miss was Solly March, who sent his spot-kick into the stands.

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De Gea may not have saved a penalty in the shootout, but did enough to put March off before Victor Lindelof buried the next kick to set up a blockbuster FA Cup final against Manchester City.

Over 120 minutes, though, De Gea made a series of outstanding saves to keep an impressive Brighton at bay.

United had their moments too, with Bruno Fernandes creating plenty of danger and Antony stretching Brighton but making a lot of bad decisions with his final pass or shot.

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