The judicial Committee of UEFA announced the referees for the second leg of the 1/8 finals of the Champions League between Shakhtar and Roma.
Chief referee appointed 44-year-old sociologist Alberto mallenco Undiano since 2004, serving international matches under the auspices of FIFA.
Side mallenco assistants will be Roberto Alonso and Juan Yuste, additional assistants appointed Juan Martinez Munuera and Jose Sanchez, a fourth function of the arbiter is entrusted, Raul Cabanero.
The way mallenco and Ukrainian clubs first crossed almost 10 years ago. In the group stage of 2007-2008 Champions League, the Spaniard recorded the Shakhtar’s win over Benfica (2:0). In the 2010-2011 season mallenco refereed match of the Champions League between Ajax and Dinamo (2:1), then worked on the matches in the group stage of the Champions League 2012-2013 between “Dynamo” and “Port” (0:0), and in the 2015-2015 season came to Kiev for the match of 1/4 final of the Europa League between “Dnepr” and “Bruges” (1:0).
Mallenco twice worked for the matches of Shakhtar in the Champions League in the 2014-2015 season, “miners” in the 1/8 finals of painted draw with Bayern (0:0), and in the autumn of last year thanks to the double beat Bernard “Feyenoord” (2:1).
The return match 1/8 finals of the Champions League between as Roma and Shakhtar will take place on March 13 in Rome. The first meeting with the score 2:1 won the champion of Ukraine.