UEFA has confirmed that Spanish referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz will take charge of his first Champions League final when Chelsea face Manchester City on May 29.
Mateu Lahoz, 44, served as a fourth official at the 2019 final between Liverpool and Tottenham.
Antonio Mateu Lahoz será el árbitro de la final de Champions League entre Manchester City y Chelsea, el silbante español ha tenido algunas polémicas con Pep Guardiola en el pasado.#UCLfinal #UCL pic.twitter.com/EsmjqwhIOj
— EN TU CANCHA (@ENTUCANCHA1) May 12, 2021
The referee has officiated in six Champions League ties this season, including the quarter-final first-leg match between Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain.
He will be assisted by compatriots Pau Cebrian Devis and Roberto Diaz Perez del Palomar, with Carlos del Cerro Grande the fourth official.
— Man City Report (@cityreport_) May 12, 2021
As for the VAR team, Alejandro Jose Hernandez Hernandez takes charge with assistance from Juan Martinez Munuera, Inigo Prieto Lopez de Cerain and Pawel Gil.
Mateu Lahoz has also made the list of referees for this summer’s European Championships.
As for the Europa League Final between Manchester United and Granada on May 26, French official Clement Turpin will be in charge in Gdansk.