Italian Rizzoli to referee Atletico-Barcelona CL tie

Views: 32

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.

ALSO READ:   Peru's Guerrero confident about CAS ruling to play in World Cup
Comments: 0

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *