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Pep Guardiola has reacted to the UEFA Champions League final referee appointment, while talking to a press in his pre-match press conference.
The UEFA Referees Committee has announced that Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz will referee the 2021 UEFA Champions League final between City and Chelsea on Saturday 29 May.
Guardiola was asked about the referee choice and replied he he didn’t care and also hilariously winked.
“No [not been in contact since Liverpool game],” said City boss. “Not one second [thought about it]. I could not care less. I am so confident in my team. You cannot imagine how confident I am in my team and what we have to do.”
🗣️Guardiola on his history with the #UCLFinal referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz.
“I could not care less. I am so confident in my team. You cannot imagine how confident I am in my team.”
— VBET News (@VBETnews) May 24, 2021