This referee leads the Duel of Liverpool Vs MU

After the international break, UK football fans will be entertained with Liverpool’s fight against Manchester United (MU) Game eighth week of Premier League 2017/2018 at Anfield on Saturday (14/10/2017), will be led by referee Martin Atkinson.

Although not rivals sekota, Liverpool duel against Manchester always involves prestige factors. Both teams have a high degree of rivalry for a long time. Understandably, both are collectors of the most English League titles today.

Now, the tension of both teams is certain to have heated up despite the new game was held this weekend. Moreover, the referee appointed to lead the game has a bad history with both teams.

MU is still disappointed with Atkinson’s leadership when meeting Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, October 23, 2016. At that time, Atkinson did not give a second yellow card to David Luiz despite his foot about the head of Marouane Fellaini.

In the end, the MU dibesut Jose Mourinho it must swallow the defeat of four goals without reply from Chelsea. However, not only MU in the era of Mourinho, while still coached by Sir Alex Ferguson they had been disappointed by the referee from Bradford.

“You certainly hope to get a really strong referee in a game like this.That is a big game for both clubs and you want a fair referee.You want a strong referee and we do not get it,” said Mourinho at the time, told Manchester Evening News.

Gait Atkinson

Even so, Atkinson also had a courageous decision to take advantage of Manchester United when facing Liverpool. That’s when both teams clashed at Anfield on March 22, 2015. At that time, he gave a red card to Steven Gerrard who just entered the field 38 seconds.

Reportedly, Liverpool supporters have not been able to forget the incident. They judge Atkinson always benefit MU. Total 46-year-old referee has three times led MU duel against Liverpool. And MU has always been a winning team.

In this season, a great Premier League game that Atkinson has led Chelsea against Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday (30/09/2017). He also had time to lead MU against West Ham United on August 13, 2017.

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