Mateu Lahoz named to officiate UCL final between Chelsea and Man City

Thu 13 May 2021 | 4:45

Spanish referee Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz has been appointed by UEFA to referee the 2021 Champions League final between two Premier League sides Manchester City and Chelsea on May 29.

According to



Mateu Lahoz

will take charge of his first Champions League final, after serving as the fourth official at the 2019 final between





The 44-year-old Spaniard officiated in six Champions League ties this season, including the quarter-final first-leg match between

Bayern Munich


Paris Saint-Germain


Lahoz will be assisted by countrymen

Pau Cebrian Devis


Roberto Diaz Perez del Palomar

, with

Carlos Del Cerro Grande

serving as the fourth official and

Hernandez Hernandez

as VAR.

Mateu Lahoz has not taken charge of a


match since he sent off

Pep Guardiola

in their quarter-final second-leg defeat to Liverpool in 2018.

Guardiola was protesting a disallowed goal when the Spanish referee sent him to the stands for the entire second half of the 2-1 defeat at the Etihad Stadium.

Mateu Lahoz has refereed


on two occasions, the last being a 2-1 away defeat to


in the 2015-16 Champions League group stage.

source: SportMob

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