Madrid, April 11 (IANS) Italian Nicola Rizzoli will referee Wednesday’s second leg of the European Champions League quarter-finals between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona at the Vicente Calderon stadium, according to UEFA.
Rizzoli, who is also selected to referee the 2016 Euro in France this summer, refereed a game for Atletico Madrid in the group stage against Turkey’s Galatasaray, where the Spanish team won 2-0 last November, reports Efe.
Rizzoli also took charge of Barcelona-Bayern Munich tie in the Champions League semi-finals last football season, when the Catalan club won 3-0.
Barcelona defeated Atletico Madrid 2-1 in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-finals.
Dutch Bjorn Kuipers will referee Wednesday’s second leg of the Champions League quarter-finals between Benfica and Bayern Munich in Lisbon.