Champions League: Referees to officiate Barcelona vs Liverpool, Tottenham vs Ajax matches revealed

UEFA on Monday picked Dutch referee, Bjorn Kuipers to handle the Champions League semi-final first leg tie between Barcelona and Liverpool on Wednesday night at Camp Nou.

For Tuesday’s Champions League semi-final tie between Tottenham Hotspur and Ajax, Spain referee, Mateu Lahoz has been picked to be in charge of affairs.

The Independent UK reports that both Kuipers and Lahoz are among highly-rated referees in European football.

Barcelona reached the last four after defeating Porto in the quarter-final, while Barcelona dumped Manchester United out of the competition a few weeks ago.

Tottenham also reached the last four after defeating Manchester City, while Ajax dumped Juventus out of the competition.