A German referee will be in charge of Italy vs. Spain.

Today’s referee is a German, Felix Brych, who will be acquainted to gamers on each groups from his work in the Champions League.

This will be Brych’s fifth match in the match; his most up-to-date have been England’s Four-Zero win over Ukraine in the quarterfinals and Belgium’s victory towards Portugal in the spherical of 16.

Brych has expertise in large video games — he labored the 2017 Champions League ultimate between Real Madrid and Juventus in Cardiff, Wales — but additionally with gripes. He refereed just one sport on the 2018 World Cup. He was despatched house after Serbia lodged a grievance about Brych’s refusal to award a penalty in a contentious sport towards Switzerland.