Real Madrid may smile when they are assigned the referee for the 2022 World Cup final in Qatar. Because there are different records.
Manchester City and Real Madrid will play the second leg of the 2022/23 season UEFA Champions League semifinals at 4:00 am (Korean time) on the 18th at Manchester Etihad Stadium.
In the first leg held at the Santiago Bernabéu in Madrid on the 10th, Vinicius Junior’s opening goal and Kevin De Bruyne’s equalizing goal broke out once, resulting in a 1-1 draw.
Real Madrid must beat Man City in order to challenge for a second straight title after winning their 14th title last season.
The referee for the second leg of the semifinals is Simon Marciniak of Polish nationality. He served as the referee for the final between France and Argentina at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Real Madrid is in a mood of rejoicing as referee Marciniak has been assigned. This is because of the Champions League compatibility between Real and Marchiniak.
Spanish newspaper Diario As reported that every season Marciniak has overseen Real’s Champions League matches, Real has won the title.
Born in 1981, Marchiniak started refereeing in Poland in 2002 and made his debut as a referee in the Polish First Division in 2009.
He started his career as a FIFA (International Football Federation) international referee in 2011 and as a UEFA (European Football Federation) elite group referee in August 2015. Champions League matches began to be supervised in the 2014/15 season.
Marciniak managed Real’s Champions League matches for three consecutive seasons from the 2015/16 season to the 2017/18 season, and Real won all of these seasons to achieve the great feat of winning the Champions League three times in a row. 안전놀이터
In the 2015/16 season, he supervised the second leg of the round of 16 between Real and AS Roma, in the 2016/17 season he supervised the group stage match between Real and Dortmund, and in the 2017/18 season, he supervised the group stage match between Real and Tottenham Hotspur.
Marchiniak did not oversee Real matches in the 2018/19, 2019/20 and 2020/21 seasons. Then, in the 2021/22 season, he directed the second leg of the quarterfinals between Real and Chelsea, and Real won again that year.