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.
will take charge of his first Champions League final, after serving as the fourth official at the 2019 final betweenLiverpool
The 44-year-old Spaniard officiated in six Champions League ties this season, including the quarter-final first-leg match betweenBayern Munich
Lahoz will be assisted by countrymen
Pau Cebrian Devis
Roberto Diaz Perez del Palomar
Carlos Del Cerro Grande
serving as the fourth official and
Mateu Lahoz has not taken charge of aCity
match since he sent off
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 refereedChelsea
on two occasions, the last being a 2-1 away defeat toPorto
in the 2015-16 Champions League group stage.