Champions League news

Rizzoli handed Champions League final

May 20, 2013
By ESPN staff

Italian referee Nicola Rizzoli will take charge of the Champions League final between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, UEFA has confirmed.

Nicola Rizzoli
GettyImagesNicola Rizzoli also took charge of the 2010 Europa League final

Rizzoli, from Bologna, will be joined by assistant referees Renato Faverani and Andrea Stefani at Wembley on Saturday.

The final will represent Rizzoli's 27th Champions League clash, having made his debut in the competition in 2010. He was also appointed for the 2010 Europa League final between Atletico Madrid and Fulham, and officiated at Euro 2012.

The 41-year-old has taken charge of 17 games in Serie A this season, handing out 83 yellow cards and five red cards.