Paul Tierney will take charge of on-the-field matters when Manchester City take on Arsenal in the Premier League at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday 15th December.
Manchester City will be looking to build on their impressive Champions League victory in midweek against Dinamo Zagreb, and return to winning ways in the Premier League, as Pep Guardiola’s side head into a heavily congested festive period.
Paul Tierney (38) will be the man in the middle at the Emirates on Sunday 15th, supported by Constantine Hatzidakis and Harry Lennard as assistant referees. Touchline matters have been affiliated to Andre Marriner.
Tierney will be taking charge of his 13th match involving Manchester City, since his first appearance in a game involving the blues in 2014. The Wigan-born match official last officiated a game involving the champions in the Premier League back in April – the 0-1 away victory at Turf Moor against Burnley.
As for the Video Assistant Referees, they will be manned by Chris Kavanagh (VAR) and Sian Massey-Ellis (Assistant VAR).
Match referee Tierney will take charge of his 13th Premier League fixture of the season when Manchester City take on Arsenal. So far, Tierney has handed out 36 yellow cards in his previous 12 matches, awarding five penalties, but is yet to dismiss a player.
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