OL - Juventus : Jesus Gil Manzano to referee
The referee is now known; Jesus Gil Manzano was appointed by UEFA to officiate the first leg of the Round of 16 of the Champions League between OL and Juventus. The 36-year-old Spaniard has never crossed paths with Lyon or the Bianconeri during his young career. While he has already refereed six matches in the most prestigious of all European club competitions, Jesus Gil Manzano will officiate his very first match in the knockout phase of the Champions League. This season, he has officiated in 14 Spanish La Liga matches.