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Referee named for Champions League clash between Inter Milan and Real Madrid

British referee Anthony Taylor will be in charge of the game.

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UEFA have appointed British referee Anthony Taylor as the man in charge of Wednesday’s match between Inter Milan and Real Madrid, which will take place at San Siro —21:00 CET—. This will only be the second time Taylor has officiated a match involving Real Madrid.

Per Realmadrid.com’s report:
Anthony Taylor will referee the Champions League Group Stage matchday four game between Inter Milan and Real Madrid at the San Siro (Wednesday, 9pm CET). The Englishman will oversee a match involving Zidane’s team in this competition for the second time.

The first was last season, in the match of the opening day of the Champions League Group Stage which Real Madrid played at the Parc de los Principes against PSG (3-0).

Madrid’s visit to Inter is not expected to be a manageable one for Los Blancos, who managed to earn a late 3-2 win when they hosted the Italian side two weeks ago.

Furthermore, Los Blancos don’t have a lot of depth at the moment, and while they’re hoping to recover players like Casemiro or Benzema for this game, they will have to find a way through after their last two disappointing performances against Valencia and Villarreal in La Liga.

Beating Inter would be crucial for Madrid’s chances of winning their group and advancing to the Round of 16 as a seeded team.