NYON: Damir Skomina from Slovenia has been appointed by the UEFA referees committee to control the Champions League final between Tottenham and Liverpool in Madrid’s Estadio Metropolitano on Saturday, June 1.
The 42-year-old, an international referee since 2002, will thus complete a European club treble he has already officiated at the Europa League final between Ajax and Manchester United in 2017 as well as the Super Cup between Chelsea and Atlético Madrid in 2012.
He also handled fourth official duties at the 2013 Champions League final between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern München.
Skomina has taken charge of four UEFA Champions League matches this season, as well as two UEFA Europa League games.
In Madrid, Skomina will be assisted by his countrymen Jure Praprotnik and Robert Vukan. The fourth official will be Antonio Mateu Lahoz from Spain. The video assistant referee role has been assigned to Dutchman Danny Makkelie, supported by Pol van Boekel, Felix Zwayer, and Mark Borsch.
Champions League final refereeing team
Referee: Damir Skomina (Slovenia)
Assistants: Jure Praprotnik, Robert Vukan (both from Slovenia)
4th official: Antonio Mateu Lahoz (Spain)
VAR: Danny Makkelie (Netherlands)
VAR Assistants: Pol van Boekel (Netherlands), Felix Zwayer (Germany)
Offside VAR: Mark Borsch (Germany)