After a poor first 45 minutes, Manchester United dominated.
Three David de Gea stops in the first half underlined a troubling start for United, who were repeatedly shredded by Brentford counter-attacks.
A half-time lead by Manchester United was enough to win at Brentford Community Stadium.
We need more players like Bruno Fernandes and Anthony Elanga in the new 4-3-3 configuration.
Brentford will have a sleepless night of what-ifs, especially Matias Jensen, who will be haunted by those two misses.
The outcome of this game would have been significantly different if Brentford had led 2-0 at the break
The outcome of this game would have been significantly different if Brentford had led 2-0 at the break.
Three stars were in doubt, with Cristiano Ronaldo returning after missing Aston Villa owing to a hip injury.
Manchester United misses the presence of their star player Ronaldo against Against Aston Villa