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UEFA Europa League: AFC Ajax - AS Roma Match press kits

UEFA Europa League - 2020/21 SeasonMatch press kits

AFC AjaxAFC AjaxJohan Cruijff ArenA - AmsterdamThursday 8 April 2021
21.00CET (21.00 local time)
Quarter-finals, First leg
AS RomaAS Roma
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Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeSergei Karasev (RUS)
  • Assistant refereesIgor Demeshko (RUS) , Maksim Gavrilin (RUS)
  • Video Assistant RefereeVitali Meshkov (RUS)
  • Assistant Video Assistant RefereeSergei Ivanov (RUS)
  • Fourth officialAleksei Kulbakov (BLR)
  • UEFA DelegateScott Struthers (SCO)
  • UEFA Referee observerMarc Batta (FRA)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA Europa League matchesUEFA matches
Sergei Karasev12/06/19792985

Sergei Karasev

Referee since: 1995
First division: 2008
FIFA badge: 2010

Tournaments: 2018 FIFA World Cup, 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup, 2016 Olympic Games, UEFA EURO 2016, 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship, 2002 UEFA Regions' Cup

Finals
N/A

UEFA Europa League matches involving teams from the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
30/11/2011UELGSStade Rennais FCUdinese Calcio0-0Rennes
14/02/2013UELR32VfL Borussia MönchengladbachSS Lazio3-3Monchengladbach
20/02/2014UELR32Esbjerg fBACF Fiorentina1-3Esbjerg
13/04/2017UELQFAFC AjaxFC Schalke 042-0Amsterdam
03/10/2019UELGSFeyenoordFC Porto2-0Rotterdam
10/12/2020UELGSHNK RijekaAZ Alkmaar2-1Rijeka
18/02/2021UELR32Granada CFSSC Napoli2-0Granada

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
25/09/2002RCUPQRC. R. Piemonte Valle d'Aosta (ITA)Dacia Amateur (ROM)2-0Povazska Bystrica
11/10/2011U21QRItalyTurkey2-0Rieti
12/11/2011U19QRNetherlandsFinland2-0Gendt
30/11/2011UELGSStade Rennais FCUdinese Calcio0-0Rennes
14/02/2013UELR32VfL Borussia MönchengladbachSS Lazio3-3Monchengladbach
06/11/2013UCLGSSSC NapoliOlympique de Marseille3-2Naples
20/02/2014UELR32Esbjerg fBACF Fiorentina1-3Esbjerg
04/09/2014FRIE.GS-FTItalyNetherlands2-0Bari
24/06/2015U21GS-FTEnglandItaly1-3Olomouc
06/09/2015EUROQRItalyBulgaria1-0Palermo
04/11/2015UCLGSAS RomaBayer 04 Leverkusen3-2Rome
05/09/2016WCQRIsraelItaly1-3Haifa
19/10/2016UCLGSSSC NapoliBeşiktaş JK2-3Naples
13/04/2017UELQFAFC AjaxFC Schalke 042-0Amsterdam
10/10/2017WCQRNetherlandsSweden2-0Amsterdam
02/10/2018UCLGSJuventusBSC Young Boys3-0Turin
03/10/2019UELGSFeyenoordFC Porto2-0Rotterdam
12/10/2019EUROQRItalyGreece2-0Rome
26/11/2019UCLGSAtalanta BCGNK Dinamo Zagreb2-0Milan
25/11/2020UCLGSAFC AjaxFC Midtjylland3-1Amsterdam
10/12/2020UELGSHNK RijekaAZ Alkmaar2-1Rijeka
18/02/2021UELR32Granada CFSSC Napoli2-0Granada

Last updated 07/04/2021 03:01CET

Legend

Competitions

Club competitions
  • UCL: UEFA Champions League
  • ECCC: European Champion Clubs' Cup
  • UEL: UEFA Europa League
  • UCUP: UEFA Cup
  • UCWC: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  • SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
  • UIC: UEFA Intertoto Cup
  • ICF: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
National team competitions
  • EURO: UEFA European Football Championship
  • WC: FIFA World Cup
  • CONFCUP: FIFA Confederations Cup
  • FRIE: Friendly internationals
  • U21FRIE: Under-21 friendly internationals
  • U21: UEFA European Under-21 Championship
  • U17: UEFA Under-17 Championship
  • U16: UEFA European Under-16 Championship
  • U19: UEFA Under-19 Championship
  • U18: UEFA European Under-18 Championship
  • WWC: FIFA Women's World Cup
  • WEURO: UEFA European Women's Championship

Competition stages

  • F: Final
  • GS: Group stage
  • GS1: First group stage
  • GS2: Second group stage
  • 3QR: Third qualifying round
  • R1: First round
  • R2: Second round
  • R3: Third round
  • R4: Fourth round
  • PR: Preliminary round
  • SF: Semi-finals
  • QF: Quarter-finals
  • R16: round of 16
  • QR: Qualifying round
  • R32: Round of 32
  • 1QR: First qualifying round
  • 1st: first leg
  • 2QR: Second qualifying round
  • 2nd: second leg
  • FT: Final tournament
  • PO: Play-off
  • ELITE: Elite round
  • Rep: Replay
  • 3rdPO: Third-place play-off
  • PO - FT: Play-off for Final Tournament
  • GS-FT: Group stage – final tournament

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable
  • f: Match forfeited

Statistics

  • -: Denotes player substituted
  • +: Denotes player introduced
  • *: Denotes player sent off
  • +/-: Denotes player introduced and substituted

Squad list

  • D: Disciplinary
  • *: Misses next match if booked
  • S: Suspended
  • QUAL: All UEFA qualifiers
  • UEL: Current season total UEFA Europa League appearances from the group stage onwards prior to the current matchday
  • UEL: Total appearances in the UEFA Europa League, group stage to final only
  • UEFA: All-time total appearances in UEFA club competition including qualifying
  • Disclaimer: Although UEFA has taken all reasonable care that the information contained within this document is accurate at the time of publication, no representation or guarantee (including liability towards third parties), expressed or implied, is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. Therefore, UEFA assumes no liability for the use or interpretation of information contained herein. More information can be found in the competition regulations available on UEFA.com.