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Confirmed Match Officials: Luton Town vs Manchester City (Premier League)



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Tim Robinson will take charge of Manchester City’s Premier League clash against Luton Town on Saturday afternoon.

Manchester City travel to Kenilworth Road in dismal form, winless since early November and potentially nine points behind league leaders Arsenal, after Pep Guardiola’s side slipped to four Premier League matches without a win.

Leon Bailey’s 74th minute deflected strike inflicted Manchester City’s third league loss of the season, as Aston Villa leapfrogged the Blues in the Premier League table and moved to within two points of second place Liverpool.

Manchester City were without trio Rodri, Jack Grealish and Jeremy Doku for Wednesday’s defeat, as Guardiola’s side created just two chances at Villa Park – 20 less than the home side.

The treble-winners travel to newly-promoted Luton, who suffered an injury-time defeat to Arsenal in midweek, losing 4-3 after Declan Rice’s last-gasp header.

Manchester City haven’t played Luton since 1999, with Rob Edwards’ side currently 17th in the table with just two wins all season.

Ahead of Sunday’s clash in the capital, the Premier League have announced the Match Officials for Manchester City’s trip to Luton Town.

Match Referee

Tim Robinson has been named as the referee for Manchester City’s clash with Luton Town in the Premier League on Sunday.

The referee has officiated 14 matches so far this season across all competitions, showing 61 yellow cards and no red cards.

Robinson, who was promoted to the Premier League this summer, has never previously refereed Manchester City.

Assistant Referees

Robinson will be accompanied at Kenilworth Road by Assistant Referees Marc Perry and Mat Wilkes.

Video Assistant Referees

Overviewing proceedings will be Video Assistant Referee Jarred Gillett and Assistant Video Assistant Referee Darren Cann.

Fourth Official

Craig Pawson has been named as the Fourth Official.

The referee will be overseeing conduct within the two dugouts, and the behaviour of managers Rob Edwards and Pep Guardiola.