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Andy Madley to referee Premier League clash between Manchester City and Manchester United



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Andy Madley will take charge of Manchester City’s Premier League clash with Manchester United on Sunday afternoon.

Pep Guardiola’s side will be bidding to continue their latest Premier League title bid with a win over rivals Manchester United this weekend, as Manchester City begin a potentially defining month of fixtures.

City, who are also due to face Liverpool, Brighton and Arsenal in the Premier League in March, are unbeaten in the Premier League since December and have won five of the past six meetings against United.

The Sky Blues won 3-0 at Old Trafford in October, with both Erling Haaland and Phil Foden on the scoresheet for the second consecutive season in the Manchester derby.

United, who lost to Fulham at Old Trafford last weekend, were thumped 6-3 on their last visit to the Etihad Stadium, when both Haaland and Foden memorably scored hat-tricks.

Ahead of Sunday’s derby clash, the Premier League have announced the Match Officials for the fixture at the Etihad Stadium.

Match Referee

Andy Madley has been named as the referee for Manchester City’s clash with Manchester United on Sunday afternoon.

The referee has officiated 24 matches so far this season across all competitions, showing 96 yellow cards and three red cards.

Madley last took charge of Manchester City in February, when Pep Guardiola’s side drew 1-1 with Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium.

The referee has never previously officiated a Manchester derby.

Assistant Referees

Madley will be accompanied at the Etihad Stadium by Assistant Referees Ian Hussin and Nick Hopton.

Video Assistant Referees

Overviewing proceedings will be Video Assistant Referee Stuart Attwell and Assistant Video Assistant Referee Lee Betts.

Fourth Official

Darren England has been named as the Fourth Official.

The referee will be overseeing conduct within the two dugouts, and the behaviour of managers Pep Guardiola and Erik ten Hag.