Leeds were well served at the Emirates Stadium by Phil Dowd – a late replacement for first-choice referee Chris Foy – and Dean can expect as busy an appointment tonight as Dowd endured.
Mike Dean came under fire over the weekend after showing a questionable red card to Rafael da Silva in Sunday's goalless draw between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United.
But he is one of the country's most established officials. It is fully three years since he last handled a game involving Leeds.
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