UEFA Champions League final: Skomina to ref on June 1

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Slovenian Damir Skomina has been appointed as the referee for the Champions League Final among Tottenham and Liverpool, UEFA has showed.

The June 1 match in Madrid could be first UEFA Champions League final to be dealt with by way of Skomina, who also refereed the Europa League final in 2017 and 2012’s UEFA Super Cup.

Skomina has been an global referee when you consider that 2002.

Compatriots Jure Praprotnik and Robert Vukan will act as assistants with Spain’s Antonio Mateu Lahoz the fourth respectable, at the same time as the VAR lead can be Danny Makkelie.

Skomina took price of four Champions League matches this season including the institution-stage decider among Liverpool and Napoli closing December.

He changed into also the reputable for Manchester United’s brilliant last-16 comeback away to Paris Saint-Germain, whilst Marcus Rashford converted a arguable late penalty offered with the aid of VAR after a handball.

Gianluca Rocchi of Italy will take rate of the Europa League very last between Chelsea and Arsenal in Baku on May 29.

Rocchi has previously officiated on the UEFA Super Cup however this will be the primary time he has been given the whistle for a Europa League final.

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