Italian Daniele Orsato will referee Chelsea-Real Madrid


The Italian Daniele Orsato will be in charge of refereeing this Tuesday the second leg of the Champions League quarterfinal between Chelsea and Real Madrid at Stamford Bridge (9:00 p.m.), UEFA confirmed this Sunday.

It will be the eighth time that the 47-year-old transalpine referee and FIFA referee since 2010 has led a match for the Whites in the top continental competition, and the second time they have met this season after the group stage match at the that Carlo Ancelotti’s team fell to Leipzig (3-2).

In total, the madridistas have accumulated a balance of three wins and four losses with Orsato as the braid. They won in the group stage of the 2015-16 season against Malmö (8-0) and in the 2019-20 campaign against Galatasaray (0-1), as well as in the second leg of last year’s semifinals. against Manchester City (3-1).

On the other hand, they lost, in addition to against Leipzig, in the first leg of the round of 16 last year against Paris Saint-Germain (1-0), in the second leg of the 2020-21 semifinals against Chelsea (2-0 ) and in the first leg of the 2019-20 round of 16 against Manchester City (1-2).

For his part, the Pole Szymon Marciniak will deliver justice in the other ‘Champions’ duel on Tuesday, which will face Napoli and AC Milan at the Diego Armando Maradona (9:00 p.m.).