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Who is Daniel Siebert, tonight’s Juventus-Sevilla Europa League clash referee?

The German match official hae been nominated by UEFA to take charge of the Juve-Sevilla first leg game in Turin.

German referee Daniel Siebert

Serie A giants Juventus face LaLiga’s Sevilla FC tonight as the Spanish side continue their love affair with the competition as they look to win their seventh Europa League trophy.

The action at the Juventus Stadium gets underway at 3 pm (ET) with the game set to be overseen by referee Daniel Siebert.

Berlin born, Siebert has been officiating since 1998 and in 2007, he was appointed as a DFB referee making his second tier debut two years later.

His top flight German debut came three years later as he oversaw the Bundesliga clash between Schalke 04 and Augsburg.

In 2104, FIFA confirmed that Siebert would replace Wolfgang Stark on the elite referee roster and he made his international debut in 2015 when he officiated the UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification match between Portugal and Turkey with the first senior international match Siebert officiated being a friendly match between Luxembourg and Moldova in June 2015.

Siebert has officiated 3 matches during the 2020 European Championship and was called up to referee at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar as he oversaw Tunisia-Australia and the heated Uruguay-Ghana clash.

Uruguay's Jose Maria Gimenez and Edinson Cavani remonstrate with referee Daniel Siebert
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Uruguay's Jose Maria Gimenez and Edinson Cavani remonstrate with referee Daniel Siebert JOHN SIBLEYDiarioAS

Juve-Sevilla: officiating team

For the clash in Turin, Siebert will be assisted by German colleagues, Jan Seidel and Rafael Foltyn with the fourth official being Israeli Orel Grinfeld.

The Video Assistant Referee is Germany’s Bastian Dankert.