Sánchez Martínez will whistle for Athletic-Barça and Gil Manzano, Atlético-Sevilla in the Cup quarterfinals


The referee José María Sánchez Martínez will direct the match this Wednesday (9:30 p.m.) between Athletic Club and FC Barcelona, ​​while the Extremaduran referee Jesús Gil Manzano will whistle the Atlético de Madrid-Sevilla FC match, which will be played this Thursday (9:00 p.m.), both duels corresponding to the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey 2023-2024, according to a statement from the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF).

The match between RC Celta and Real Sociedad opens the quarterfinals of the 'ko tournament' this Tuesday (9:30 p.m.) in Balaídos. The meeting will be directed by César Soto Grado from Avila, accompanied by assistants Pau Cebrián Devis and Carlos Álvarez Fernández, and Carlos del Cerro Grande, in the VAR.

Already on Wednesday, at RCD Mallorca-Girona FC, the Andalusian José Luis Munuera Montero will administer justice, with Íñigo Prieto López de Ceraín and Antonio Ramón Martínez Moreno as assistants. Valentín Pizarro Gómez will be on the VAR.

Also on January 24, Sánchez Martínez will be the main referee for Athletic-Barça. The Murcian has led the Blaugranas on two occasions this season, with a record of two victories, although it will be the first time that he has done so in a duel between the Blaugranas and 'Lions'. His assistants on the wings will be Alfredo Rodríguez Moreno and Juan José López Mir, with Eduardo Prieto Iglesias in the VAR.

Finally, Gil Manzano will whistle for Atlético-Sevilla for the third time in his career as a referee, with a victory for the team. He has already refereed two other matches for the rojiblancos this season, with two defeats as a result. The Extremaduran will be accompanied by linemen Guadalupe Porras Ayuso and Javier Martínez Nicolás, while Alejandro Hernández Hernández will be on the VAR.