The match official appointments for matchday 1 for the 2021/2022 UEFA Champions League group stages have been announced, check them out below.

Written by Nathan Mattick

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Premier League Match Official Appointments Matchweek 4

Tuesday 14th September 

Group E

FC Dynamo Kyiv v SL Benfica 

Referee: Anthony Taylor (ENG)
Assistant Referees: Gary Beswick and Adam Nunn (ENG)
Fourth Official: Craig Pawson (ENG)
Video Assistant Referee: Christopher Kavanagh (ENG)
Assistant Video Assistant Referee: Jarred Gillett (AUS)

FC Barcelona v FC Bayern München 

Referee: Michael Oliver (ENG)
Assistant Referees: Stuart Burt and Simon Bennett (ENG)
Fourth Official: Darren England (ENG)
Video Assistant Referee: Stuart Attwell (ENG)
Assistant Video Assistant Referee: Paul Tierney (ENG) 

Group F

BSC Young Boys v Manchester United

Referee: François Letexier (FRA)
Assistant Referees: Cyril Mugnier and Mehdi Rahmouni (FRA)
Fourth Official: Thomas Leonard (FRA)
Video Assistant Referee: Willy Delajod (FRA)
Assistant Video Assistant Referee: Massimiliano Irrati (ITA) 

Villarreal CF v Atalanta BC 

Referee: Clément Turpin (FRA)
Assistant Referees: Nicolas Danos and Cyril Gringore (FRA)
Fourth Official: Jérémie Pignard (FRA)
Video Assistant Referee: Jérôme Brisard (FRA)
Assistant Video Assistant Referee: Stéphanie Frappart (FRA) 

Group G

Sevilla FC v FC Salzburg 

Referee: Aleksei Kulbakov (BLR)
Assistant Referees: Dmitri Zhuk and Oleg Maslyanko (BLR)
Fourth Official: Denis Scherbakov (BLR)
Video Assistant Referee: Bastian Dankert (GER)
Assistant Video Assistant Referee: Tomasz Kwiatkowski (POL)

LOSC Lille v VFL Wolfsburg 

Referee: Danny Makkelie (NED)
Assistant Referees: Hessel Streegstra and Jan de Vries (NED)
Fourth Official: Allard Lindhout (NED)
Video Assistant Referee: Kevin Blom (NED)
Assistant Video Assistant Referee: Pol van Boekel (NED) 

Group H

Malmö FF v Juventus 

Referee: Artur Manuel Ribeiro Soares Dias (POR)
Assistant Referees: Rui Licinio Barbosa Tavares and Paulo Alexandre Soares Santos (POR)
Fourth Official: Miguel Hugo Filipe Ferreira C. Moreira (POR)
Video Assistant Referee: João Pedro da Silva Pinheiro (POR)
Assistant Video Assistant Referee: Luís Miguel Branco Godinho (POR)

Chelsea FC v Football Club Zenit

Referee: Bartosz Frankowski (POL)
Assistant Referees: Marcin Boniek and Jakub Winkler (POL)
Fourth Official: Krzysztof Jakubik (POL)
Video Assistant Referee: Marco Fritz (GER)
Assistant Video Assistant Referee: Marco Di Bello (ITA)

Wednesday 15th September

Group A

Club Brugge v Paris Saint-Germain

Referee: Sandro Schärer (SUI)
Assistant Referees: Stéphane de Almeida and Bekim Zogaj (SUI)
Fourth Official: Fedayi San (SUI)
Video Assistant Referee: Massimiliano Irrati (ITA)
Assistant Video Assistant Referee: Stuart Attwell (ENG) 

Manchester City v RB Leipzig

Referee: Serdar Gözübüyük (NED)
Assistant Referees: Joost van Zuilen and Johan Balder (NED)
Fourth Official: Jeroen Manschot (NED)
Video Assistant Referee: Pol van Boekel (NED)
Assistant Video Assistant Referee: Stéphanie Frappart (FRA)

Group B

Club Atlético de Madrid v FC Porto

Referee: Ovidiu Hațegan (ROU)
Assistant Referees: Radu Ghinguleac and Sebastian Gheorghe (ROU)
Fourth Official: Radu Petrescu (ROU)
Video Assistant Referee: Marco Di Bello (ITA)
Assistant Video Assistant Referee: Jérôme Brisard (FRA)

Liverpool FC v AC Milan 

Referee: Szymon Marciniak (POL)
Assistant Referees: Pawel Sokolnicki and Tomasz Listkiewicz (POL)
Fourth Official: Tomasz Musial (POL)
Video Assistant Referee: Tomasz Kwiatkowski (POL)
Assistant Video Assistant Referee: Bastian Dankert (GER) 

Group C

Beşiktaş JK v Borussia Dortmund 

Referee: Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz (ESP)
Assistant Referees: Pau Cebrián Devis and Roberto Díaz Pérez Del Palomar (ESP)
Fourth Official: Javier Alberola Rojas (ESP)
Video Assistant Referee: Juan Martínez Munuera (ESP)
Assistant Video Assistant Referee: Ricardo De Burgos Bengoechea (ESP)

Sporting Clube de Portugal v AFC Ajax 

Referee: José María Sánchez Martínez (ESP)
Assistant Referees: Raúl Cabañero Martínez and Iñigo Prieto López de Ceraín (ESP)
Fourth Official: César Soto Grado (ESP)
Video Assistant Referee: Alejandro José Hernández Hernández (ESP)
Assistant Video Assistant Referee: Guillermo Cuadra Fernández (ESP)

Group D

FC Sheriff Tiraspol v FC Shakhtar Donetsk 

Referee: Deniz Aytekin (GER)
Assistant Referees: Christian Dietz and Stefan Lupp (GER)
Fourth Official: Martin Petersen (GER)
Video Assistant Referee: Christian Dingert (GER)
Assistant Video Assistant Referee: Markus Sinn (GER) 

FC Internazionale Milano v Real Madrid CF 

Referee: Daniel Siebert (GER)
Assistant Referees: Rafael Foltyn and Christian Gittelmann (GER)
Fourth Official: Daniel Schlager (GER)
Video Assistant Referee: Marco Fritz (GER)
Assistant Video Assistant Referee: Harm Osmers (GER) 

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