Home game for UEFA Referee Observer David Roland Elleray: the former top-class referee based in Dover, England, will observe and assess the match officials to be selected for this season's Champions League final between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern München, kicked off in Wembley Stadium on Saturday, 25 May, at 20:45 CET.
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For Elleray, this will be the second final nomination within eleven months having observed Pedro Proença and his team in 2012 European Championship final between Spain and Italy in Kyiv.
His matches in this season were:
EURO 2012 (Group Stage): Germany 1:0 Portugal (Stéphane Lannoy, France)
EURO 2012 (Group Stage): Spain 4:0 Ireland (Pedro Proença, Portugal)
EURO 2012 (Group Stage): Portugal 2:1 Netherlands (Nicola Rizzoli, Italy)
EURO 2012 (Final): Spain 4:0 Italy (Pedro Proença, Portugal)
EL Group Stage: Lazio Roma 1:0 NK Maribor (Szymon Marciniak, Poland)
CL Group Stage: AC Milan 0:1 Zenit St. Petersburg (Tony Chapron, France)
CL Round of 16: Paris S.G. 1:1 Valencia CF (Milorad Mažić, Serbia)
Elleray's appointment equally means that there will be no English refereeing team in Wembley final.
The UEFA Delegate for this match has been chosen as well - Joël Wolff, general secretary of Luxembourg's football federation, has been assigned to take this duty.