Turkish referee for Vidi v Köln in the UECL

Europa Conference League 2022/23 – Referee Appointments – Play-Offs (II)

Tuesday 23 August 2022

19:00 CET – Székesfehérvár (MOL Aréna Sóstó)
MOL Fehérvár FC (HUN) – 1. FC Köln (GER)
Referee: Ali Palabıyık (TUR, 1st Cat)
Assistant Referee 1: Ceyhun Sesigüzel (TUR)
Assistant Referee 2: Kemal Yılmaz (TUR)
Fourth Official: Ümit Öztürk (TUR)
UEFA Referee Observer: Ichko Lozev (BUL)
UEFA Delegate: Tarik Shamel (ENG)
UEFA Referee Liaison Officer: Sándor Andó-Szabó (HUN)

41 year old Ali Palabıyık is from Ankara, Turkey. He has been on the FIFA list since 2015. In 296 games he has given 1479 yellow cards (average 5 cards/game), 70 YYR cards, 40 red cards and 101 penalties. This will be his second outing with MOL Fehérvár having taken charge of their home tie in the Europa League v PAOK Thessaloniki on 8th November 2018. Vidi won 1-0. Of the current players he booked Fiola on that occasion! This will be his first time out with 1.FC Köln, he has refereed the German national team, mens and U19’s, Eintracht Frankfurt and RB Leipzig previously.