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Srdjan Jovanovic appointed as referee for Sporting vs Manchester City

Serbian referee Srdjan Jovanovic will be the man in charge this Tuesday evening when City travel to Portgual for their clash against Sporting in the UEFA Champions League round-of-16.


Srdjan Jovanovic

A relatively new official, Jovanovic has never officiated a Manchester City game before. The 35-year-old has only ever refereed English sides three times; Chelsea, Arsenal and Burnley all once. The Chelsea encounter the only Champions League clash – they beat Juventus 4-0 in November last year.

Photo courtesy of ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP via Getty Images

Full appointments

Referee: Srjdan Jovanovic

Assistant referees: Uros Stojkovic, Milan Mihajlovic

Fourth official: Novak Simovic

VAR: Marco Fritz

Assistant VAR: Harm Osmers


Written by: @TomCayless_

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