Manchester City vs. Fluminense in the FIFA Club World Cup Final will be refereed by Szymon Marciniak.
After winning the FA Cup, Super Cup, Premier League, and Champions League in 2023, Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City is aiming to win their fifth trophy this year and become the World Champions.
The treble champions defeated Urawa Red Diamonds of Japan on Tuesday night in Jeddah to go to their first FIFA Club World Cup Final.
An own goal by Marius Høibråten on the verge of halftime gave Manchester City the lead, and goals from Mateo Kovacic and Bernardo Silva in the second half guaranteed the Sky Blues a spot in Friday’s championship game.
Following Fluminense’s 2-0 victory against Al Ahly in Monday’s semifinal, Fluminense, the Copa Libertadores holders, will take on Manchester City in Friday’s main event.
The King Abdullah Sports City Stadium will host the Club World Cup Final. FIFA has named the Match Officials for the match between Manchester City and Fluminense.
Szymon Marciniak has been confirmed as the match referee for Friday’s FIFA Club World Cup Final between Fluminense and Manchester City.
This season, the Polish referee has refereed 23 games in all competitions, recording 103 yellow cards and just one red card.
In addition to officiating the FIFA World Cup Final the previous year, Marciniak officiated the UEFA Champions League Final in June, which saw City defeat Inter Milan in Istanbul.
Assistant Referees Tomasz Listkiewicz and Adam Kupsik will accompany Assistant Referee Marciniak at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium.
The Fourth Official has been announced as Jesus Valenzuela.
The referee will be monitoring behaviour in the two dugouts as well as the actions of Pep Guardiola and Fernando Diniz, the managers.