Confirmed match officials for Manchester United vs Liverpool clash

Confirmed match officials for Manchester United vs Liverpool clash

Premier League have announced the match officials for the Manchester United clash against Liverpool at Old Trafford next week Monday.

Man United are desperate to get out of their nightmare start to the season, having lost their opening two fixture that were winnable, but that wouldn’t come easy as they their third league game is against Liverpool, who are also looking to come out of their dire start to the season, having drawn two winnable games.

The tie is expected to be a huge game for both desperate sides and Premier League have announced that Mark Oliver will be the centre referee for the showdown.

Michael Oliver to officiate Manchester United clash vs Liverpool
Michael Oliver to officiate Manchester United clash vs Liverpool

Match Officials for Manchester United vs Liverpool clash

Referee: Michael Oliver
Linesmen: Stuart Burt and Simon Bennet
Fourth official: David Coote
VAR: Darren England
VAR assistant: Timothy Wood

Michael Oliver officiated Manchester City’s 2-0 win over West Ham United at the London Stadium last two weekends.

The experienced referee also was in charge of last weekend’s lunchtime clash between Aston Villa and Everton and he showed five yellow cards as Steven Gerard’s side edged out Frank Lampard’s side with a 2-1 win.

Manchester United lost 2-1 at Old Trafford in their opener against Brighton and Hove Albion and lost 4-0 on the road to Brentford, despite having star players like Cristiano Ronaldo, Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho, Bruno Fernandes and Christian Eriksen in the starting lineup.

Liverpool played a 2-2 draw at Fulham in their opening fixture and were at home by Crystal Palace to a 1-1 draw, although the finished the last 20 minutes with ten men after Darwin Nunez received a straight red card and that would see him miss the clash at Old Trafford.