This Dutch referee will officiate the 2020 European Cup final

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UEFA has appointed the referee who will officiate the Euro 2020 final match between Italy vs England. He is a Dutch referee, Bjorn Kuipers.

Kuipers became the first person from the Netherlands to referee the Euro 2020 final. The 48-year-old man is also no stranger to England and Italy.

Previously, Kuipers also led the England vs Italy match in the 2014 World Cup group stage. At that time, Gli Azzurri won 2-1 through goals from Claudio Marchisio and Mario Balotelli, while Daniel Sturridge scored the Three Lions goal.

As was the case in Brazil seven years ago, Kuipers again accompanied by the same linesmen, namely Sander van Roekel and Erwin Zeinstra. This is Kuipers’ seventh final in his career, both at club and national level tournaments.

Some of the important matches that have been led by Kuipers include the 2016 Champions League Final between Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid and the 2018 Europa League Final between Marseille vs Atletico Madrid.

In addition to the appointment Kuipers and his assistant, UEFA also announced the names of other match sets. Carlos Del Cerro Grande (Spain) was appointed as the fourth official.

The task as a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) was handed over to Bastian Dankert (Germany), who will be assisted by Pol van Boekel (Netherlands), Christian Gittelmann (Germany), and Marco Fritz (Germany). Meanwhile, Juan Carlos Yuste Jiménez (Spain) was prepared as a reserve assistant referee.

Laga Italy vs England will be held at Wembley, London, on Monday (12/7/2021) at 02.00 WIB.

(adp/rin)

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