Who is the referee for Qatar vs. Senegal for the World Cup 2022? – Let’s find out who will be the referee for Qatar’s match against Senegal on the second day of the 2022 World Cup.
In a dizzying development of the first instance of competition, the World Cup 2022 enters its second day and as one of the opening matches is the one that Qatar will play against Senegal. In addition to taking place on Friday, November 25, the match will be refereed by Spain’s Mateu Lahoz.
Qatar vs. Senegal: lineups for the second matchday of Group A
But before knowing a little more about it, the team has the assistants Pau Cebrian and Roberto Diaz, compatriots, in addition to the fourth judge is the Peruvian Kevin Ortega. The main VAR judge is the Spaniard Alejandro Hernández Hernández, his assistant Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea and the VAR offside assistant Juan Martínez Munuera, highlighting that the main judge in this position is the Argentine Juan Pablo Belatti.
Who is the referee for Qatar vs. Senegal for the World Cup 2022?
Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz, born in Algimia de Alfara which belongs to the province of Valencia, Spain, on March 12, 1977. Since 1992 he began to exercise his current role, so it is a link of almost all his life to be a referee of a soccer match. Of course, in Spanish La Liga he has been refereeing in all championships since the 2007-08 season.
As a member of FIFA competitions, the Valencian has been present since 2011, highlighting that he was part of the U-20 World Cup 2015 (two games) and 2017 (three matches), in addition to the pair of matches refereed in Rio 2016. At the Euro Cup level, he was in the last edition of 2020, played in 2021, with three group-stage matches.
With no previous experience for the teams on duty, Lahoz has already been part of a World Cup with Russia in 2018. In that tournament, he was in charge of covering the 1-1 draw between Denmark and Australia, and then he was part of the 2-1 victory that Croatia achieved against Iceland. All of them in the group stage.
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