‘Advantage Tottenham’ – Man City fans react to referee appointment for Sunday’s crucial top-of-the-table clash at the Etihad

‘Advantage Tottenham’ – Man City fans react to referee appointment for Sunday’s crucial top-of-the-table clash at the Etihad
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Manchester City fans have been reacting to the news that Simon Hooper will be the referee in Sunday’s crucial top-of-the-table clash at the Etihad.

Pep Guardiola‘s side will be aiming to return to winning ways in the Premier League when they welcome Tottenham Hotspur to the Etihad Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

The Citizens made it five victories from five Champions League group-stage matches on Tuesday, coming from 2-0 behind to record a 3-2 success over RB Leipzig.

The Premier League champions have drawn their last two league matches against Chelsea and Liverpool, though, with the results seeing them drop off the top of the table, currently sitting second, one point behind leaders Arsenal.

Ahead of Sunday afternoon’s crucial top-of-the-table clash at the Etihad, the Premier League have confirmed the Match Officials for the meeting between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur.

Simon Hooper has been named as the on-field match referee for Manchester City’s clash with Tottenham in the Premier League on Sunday.

Simon Hooper will be accompanied at the Etihad Stadium by Assistant Referees Adrian Holmes and Simon Long.

Anthony Taylor will be the fourth official for the game while Robert Jones will be on VAR duty, assisted by Darren Cann.

The news was shared on Twitter by City Xtra and it attracted plenty of attention from the club’s supporters.

@The_FodenEra: “Here we go again”

@The_FodenEra: “Simon Hooper in a Spurs game You know what’s next.”

@MCFC JB: “Advantage Tottenham”

@DivineDDT: “They had to give spurs 12th man to us so we won’t win the league”

@Hennny_TJ: “Are there any refs we actually dont have a problem with?”

@Adam_Frizz: “No!! just no. Worst ref in the prem”

@Mowry_hagan: “Come on! He crumbles under pressure. He’s the worst.”

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