We welcome Leeds United to Griffin Park tonight knowing that a win would leapfrog us over United in the Sky Bet Championship promotion race. The Match Officials have been confirmed for the showdown under the lights at Griffin Park.
Referee: Robert Jones
Assistant Referees: Ian Cooper and Akil Howson
Fourth Official: Andy Davies
This will be the Merseyside official's seventh game in charge of The Bees, having joined the ranks of EFL officials before the 2016/17 season.
Jones' first assignment in the second tier was our trip to Barnsley in April 2017. The game ended in a 1-1 draw; Florian Jozefzoon scoring the equaliser before Jota missed a second-half penalty. 12 months on, he took charge of our 1-0 win over Ipswich Town at Griffin Park, Neal Maupay scoring the only goal from the penalty spot following a foul on Sergi Canos.
His games last term were a pair of defeats; a 1-0 reverse at home to Bristol City in Thomas Frank's first game in charge and February's 2-1 defeat at Nottingham Forest. This campaign he was in charge of our home defeat to Huddersfield Town in early November and our loss on the road at Millwall over Christmas.
So far this campaign, Jones has shown 76 yellow cards in 23 matches across five competitions.
Leeds United 2019/20
356 fouls – 18th in Championship
51 yellow cards – 14th in Championship
2 red cards – 7th in Championship
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