Spanish officials are set to take charge of on-the-field matters at the Stadion Maksimir on Wednesday night, as Manchester City take on Dinamo Zagreb in the UEFA Champions League.
Manchester City go into Wednesday’s clash knowing progression to the knock-out stages of the Champions League as group winners is already secured, following the draw with Shakhtar Donetsk last time out. Pep Guardiola’s side sit top of Group C on ten points, while Zagreb sit third – just a point off second placed Shakhtar Donetsk.
Carlos del Cerro Grande (43) will be the man in the middle in Croatia on Wednesday night, supported by fellow Spanish assistants; Juan Carlos Yuste and Roberto Alonso. Touchline matters have been affiliated to Guillermo Cuadra Fernandez.
Carlos del Cerro Grande will be taking charge of his third game involving Manchester City, with his last involvement with the blues coming in February – a dramatic 2-3 victory over Schalke in Gelsenkirchen. The 43-year-old’s previous game in the competition involving an English side saw Tottenham defeat Red Star Belgrade 4-0 back at the start of October.
As for the Video Assistant Referees, they will be manned by Spanish officials Jesús Gil Manzano (VAR) and Xavier Estrada Fernandez (Assistant VAR).
Match referee Carlos del Cerro Grande will take charge of his eighth UEFA Champions League fixture on Wednesday night. The 43-year-old has handed out 24 yellow cards in his previous seven matches, dismissing a player on two occasions and awarding two penalties in the process.
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