Dutch referee Bjorn Kuipers to oversee Barça vs Juventus Champions League tie

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Barcelona, April 17 (IANS) Dutch football referee Bjorn Kuipers will oversee Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final’s second leg between Barcelona and Juventus at Camp Nou stadium, it was confirmed on Monday.

Juventus defeated Barcelona 3-0 in the first leg at the Juventus stadium in Turin, reports Efe. Barcelona’s last match refereed by Kuipers, who earned his international status in 2006, was on September 16, 2015, when the Spanish club drew 1-1 against Roma in the Champions League group stage.

The Champions League quarter-final between Monaco and Borussia Dortmund will be refereed by Slovenia’s Damir Skomina.

Monaco won their first leg away game 3-2 at the Signal Iduna Park in Dortmund, one day after the bomb attack on the home team’s bus.

–IANS

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