Portuguese referee for FC Köln v MOL Féhervár

UEFA Conference League 2022/2023

Play offs – 1st leg

20:30 CET – Cologne (RheinEnergieStadion)

FC Köln (GER) – MOL Fehérvár FC (HUN)
Referee: Tiago Bruno Lopes Martins (POR, 1st Cat)
Assistant Referee 1: Luís André Ferreira Pinto de Campos (POR)
Assistant Referee 2: Hugo André Pires Ribeiro (POR)
Fourth Official: Luís Miguel de Branco Godinho (POR)
UEFA Referee Observer: Geórgios Bíkas (GRE)
UEFA Delegate: Emil Ubias (CZE)
UEFA Referee Liaison Officer: Jürgen Aust (GER)

42 year old Martins is a fairly experienced FIFA referee, having been on the list since 2015. He acted as a VAR at the 2018 World Cup when the technology was used for the first time in such a tournament. He has refereed Eintracht Frankfurt twice, and Hertha BSC once in the Europa League, he has never refereed FC Köln. This will also be his first outing with MOL Fehérvár. In terms of matches with Hungarian teams, in 19/20 he refereed Fradi in their2-2 home draw with RCD Espanyol Barcelona in the Europa league group stage and has also refereed the national team in 20/21 in the 2-1 away win v Poland in the WorldCup qualifiers and the U21 national team in 17/18 for a Euros qualifying match.

As well as Vidi, we also have one UEFA match Delegate out representing Hungary in this round.

19:00 CET – Riga (Daugavas stadions)
RFS (LVA) – Linfield FC (NIR)
Referee: Əliyar Ağayev (AZE, 1st Cat)
Assistant Referee 1: Zeynal Zeynalov (AZE)
Assistant Referee 2: Akif Əmirəli (AZE)
Fourth Official: Elçin Məsiyev (AZE)
UEFA Referee Observer: Miroslav Tulinger (CZE)
UEFA Delegate: István Huszár (HUN)
UEFA Referee Liaison Officer: Vadims Direktorenko (LVA)