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Champions League, Real Madrid vs PSG: who is the referee?

Danny Makkelie has been appointed by UEFA to officiate at Wednesday's Champions League Round of 16 second-leg tie at the Santiago Bernabéu.

referee Danny Makkelie during the UEFA Champions League quarter final match between FC Porto and Liverpool FC at Estadio do Dragao on April 17, 2019 in Porto, Portugal(Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)
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Dutch referee Danny Makkelie has been designated by UEFA as match official for Wednesday's Champions League Round of 16 second-leg clash at the Santiago Bernabéu between Real Madrid and PSG. The French side take a slender 1-0 advantage into the second leg.

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Neither the Spanish or French giants have lost in a game with the Dutch official in charge with the Rotterdam born famed for a permissive style of officiating issuing on average just 3.5 yellow cards in all his 34 Champions League games.

Wednesday's game will be the first time the 39-year-old has refereed at the Bernabéu and was in the limelight when he oversaw the 2019-20 Europa League final as Sevilla beat Inter. Makkelie has been FIFA listed since 2011.


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