Albion head north on the back of a run of simply one defeat in their last 8 video games in all competitors, having actually raised themselves 7 points clear of the Premier League transfer locations and possibly in line for a surface in the leading half of the table.
They have a great group playing with fantastic stability.
If they desire to reach a Wembley semi-final come Saturday night, and Mourinho is in no doubt that his side will be pressed hard.
He informed MUTV: “They have a great group playing with terrific stability, with joy inning accordance with the outcomes, so it’s going to be difficult.
” They now have more experience in the Premier League at the greatest level and are clearly more positive since of their position in the table.
” They can see light at the end of the tunnel and are nearly there, so it’s dazzling work by Chris Hughton. I truly think in them remaining in the leading department and now they are combating to go to Wembley in the FA Cup.”
United have actually just lost when to Brighton in 17 previous conferences in all competitors, while they notoriously beat the Seagulls 4-0 in an FA Cup last replay in 1983 after the preliminary clash had actually ended in an action-packed 2-2 draw.
Mourinho reported no brand-new injury issues for the video game on Saturday night, with Marcos Rojo, Phil Jones, Daley Blind, Ander Herrera and Zlatan Ibrahimovic still sidelined.