Björn Kuipers to referee UEFA EURO 2020 final | Inside UEFA
The UEFA Referees Committee has introduced that Björn Kuipers from the Netherlands will referee the UEFA EURO 2020 last between Italy and England, which will probably be performed on Sunday 11 July at 20:00 native time (21:00 CET) at Wembley Stadium in London.
The 48-year-old Dutchman, a global referee since 2006, would be the first match official from the Netherlands to take cost of a UEFA EURO last. It will likely be his seventh UEFA competitors last, following:
- 2018 UEFA Europa League last between Marseille and Atlético de Madrid
- 2014 UEFA Champions League last between Actual Madrid and Atlético de Madrid
- 2013 UEFA Europa League last between Benfica and Chelsea
- 2011 UEFA Tremendous Cup match between Barcelona and Porto
- 2009 UEFA Below-21 European Championship last between Germany and England
- 2006 UEFA European Below-17 Championship last between Czech Republic and Russia
Kuipers was a member of the referees’ group at UEFA EURO 2012, the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, UEFA EURO 2016 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
At this yr’s EURO last event, he has overseen two group stage matches – Denmark’s 2-1 defeat by Belgium and Spain’s record-equalling 5-0 win towards Slovakia – and the Danes’ 2-1 quarter-final win towards the Czech Republic. He was additionally appointed as fourth official for England’s 1-0 group stage win towards Croatia.
Kuipers will probably be joined at Sunday’s last by Dutch assistants Sander van Roekel and Erwin Zeinstra, whereas Carlos Del Cerro Grande (Spain) will probably be fourth official. The video assistant referee (VAR) position has been assigned to Bastian Dankert (Germany), who will probably be accompanied by Pol van Boekel (Netherlands), Christian Gittelmann and Marco Fritz (each Germany). Juan Carlos Yuste Jiménez (Spain) completes the line-up as assistant reserve referee.
Referee: Björn Kuipers (Netherlands)
Assistants: Sander van Roekel, Erwin Zeinstra (each Netherlands)
Fourth official: Carlos Del Cerro Grande (Spain)
Reserve Assistant Referee: Juan Carlos Yuste Jiménez (Spain)
Video Assistant Referee: Bastian Dankert (Germany)
VAR Assistants: Pol van Boekel (Netherlands), Christian Gittelmann, Marco Fritz (Germany)