Liverpool fans have responded in a positive fashion after it was revealed that Michael Oliver will take charge of the Reds’ title clash at Anfield against Manchester City on Sunday.
The Reds will take on the Citizens in their first of two games after being unable to beat Pep Guardiola’s side last season. They, of course, lose out to them in the Premier League, despite accumulating a record 97 points.
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There were fears that Martin Atkinson would take charge of the titan clash but those worries quickly eased.
— Ian Doyle (@IanDoyleSport) November 4, 2019
Jurgen Klopp’s side will go into the game at Anfield unbeaten and with 10 wins out of their first 11 games, having only dropped points against Manchester United. Meanwhile, their opponents Manchester City sit six points behind the Merseyside club after falling to defeats against Norwich City and Wolves respectively.
Supporters were relieved to see the appointment of Oliver and reacted positively on social media.
Here you will find some of the best comments from Liverpool fans ahead of the game:
Best ref in the league.
— Jamie Funnell (@Jamie_funnell8) November 4, 2019
Best referee by a country mile.
— Paul Hughes (@paulrhughes59) November 4, 2019
Best ref in the country. Thank god its not Atkinson, who’s on VAR?
— Tom (@ninetytwotom) November 4, 2019
— #lfc dan (@dhulligan) November 4, 2019
Always thought he’s one of the best referees in the country tbh
— Michael (@mucky1986) November 4, 2019
— Wood 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 (@LFCChuck76) November 4, 2019
Best news of the day!!
— Mark Ridout (@mrsportsfan08) November 4, 2019
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👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 happy with that. Top reff.
— Danny Thurlow (@1DanE_T) November 4, 2019