The European Football Association “UEFA” announced the referee for the match between Benfica and Barcelona, which is scheduled to be held tomorrow, Wednesday, in the second round of the group stage matches of the European Champions League, at the “Al-Nour” stadium.
The Italian Union appointed Daniele Orsato, 46, to manage the match between Benfica and Barcelona in the Champions League 2021-2022 season.
Italian referee Daniele Orsato managed one match for Barcelona in the Champions League, and that was in the 2016 edition, when he defeated Celtic, Scotland, 2-0..
Orsato led three matches for Benfica, winning one and losing two, winning (2-3) over Anderlecht in the 2012-2013 season, and losing in the 2018-19 season, 5-1 in Munich against Bayern in the group stage, Then he lost 2-0 in Frankfurt in the second leg of the European League quarter-final against Eintracht Frankfurt.
It is worth noting that Barcelona is at the bottom of the Champions League group E table, without a balance of points, while Bayern Munich leads the standings with 3 points, and behind it is Dynamo Kiev, in the summer, with one point, and then Benfica in third place with a goal difference.