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Manchester United v Chelsea - Match Officials

Manchester United v Chelsea - Match Officials

After returning from Spain and a return to Champions League action, against Sevilla, Manchester United welcome Chelsea to Old Trafford this weekend.

The fixture is the early Sunday afternoon fixture televised live by Sky Sports.

Manchester United will be hoping to keep their run of good home form going but Chelsea, after losing to Bournemouth and Watford, are now back in top form.

The game also sees the likes of Jose Mourinho, Juan Mata and Nemanja Matic involved against their former club.

Ahead of the game we are now able to bring you the names of those officiating:

Referee - Martin Atkinson

Assistant Referee - Lee Betts

Assistant Referee - Simon Bennett

Fourth Official - Andre Marriner

With regards to the referee, Martin Atkinson, he has taken charge of 23 matches and has issued 77 yellow cards and 4 red cards.

So far, this season, Martin Atkinson has taken charge of the following fixtures involving Manchester United:

• 13 Aug - Premier League - Manchester United 4 West Ham 0 - yellow cards issued 4, red cards issued 0.

• 14 Oct - Premier League - Liverpool 0 Manchester United 0 - yellow cards issued 2, red cards issued 0.

• 26 Dec - Premier League - Manchester United 2 Burnley 2 - yellow cards issued 10, red cards issued 0.

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Writer:Red Boy
Date:Thursday February 22 2018
Time: 6:00PM

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