Referee team appointed for UEFA Women’s Champions League final in Budapest

Olympique Lyonnais v FC Barcelona to be refereed by Russia’s Anastasia Pustovoitova

Anastasia Pustovoitova from Russia will referee the 2019 UEFA Women's Champions League final
Anastasia Pustovoitova from Russia will referee the 2019 UEFA Women's Champions League final ©UEFA.com

The UEFA Referees Committee has today announced the referee team for the 2019 UEFA Women’s Champions League final.

This year’s edition between Olympique Lyonnais and FC Barcelona at the Ferencváros Stadion in Budapest, Hungary, on Saturday 18 May (kick off 18.00CET) will be refereed by the 38-year-old Russian Anastasia Pustovoitova, who has been an international referee since 2009. In total, she has taken charge of 59 UEFA matches in her refereeing career.

This season, Anastasia Pustovoitova has refereed two UEFA Women’s Champions League matches, including the Round of 16 return leg between Club Atlético de Madrid Féminas and VfL Wolfsburg (0-6). She has previously also officiated at UEFA Women’s EURO 2017, and has been selected by the FIFA Referees Committee for the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 in France.

Anastasia Pustovoitova will be assisted by Ekaterina Kurochkina (Russia) and Petruta Claudia Iugulescu (Romania). Katalin Kulcsár (Hungary) will act as the fourth official. A reserve assistant referee, Katalin Emese Török, also from Hungary, completes the line-up of the refereeing team.

 

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