Confirmed Match Officials: Manchester City vs Manchester United (Premier League)

Anthony Taylor will take charge of on-the-field matters when Manchester City take on Manchester United in the Premier League at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday 7th December.

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Manchester City will be looking to put together a run of form when the two sides meet, after falling significantly behind league leaders Liverpool in the race for the Premier League title.

Anthony Taylor (41) will be the man in the middle at the Etihad on Saturday 7th, supported by Gary Beswick and Adam Nunn as assistant referees. Touchline matters have been affiliated to Mike Dean.

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Taylor will be taking charge of his 23rd match involving Manchester City, since his first appearance in a game involving the blues in 2011. The Manchester-born match official last officiated a game involving the champions in the Premier League back at the end of October – the 0-2 away victory at Selhurst Park against Crystal Palace.

As for the Video Assistant Referees, they will be manned by Michael Oliver (VAR) and Marc Perry (Assistant VAR). 

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Match referee Taylor will take charge of his 13th Premier League fixture of the season when Manchester City take on Manchester United. So far, Taylor has handed out 58 yellow cards in his previous 12 matches, awarding five penalties and dismissing one player for a second bookable offence.

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