The Arbitration Board of the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) appointed Artur Soares Dias (AF Porto) for the match between Sporting and FC Porto, in reference to the first leg of the semi-final of the Portuguese Cup, scheduled for next Wednesday at 8:45 p.m. , in Alvalade.
Rui Licínio and Paulo Soares will be the assistants, while Tiago Martins is the 4th referee. The novelty is the appointment of the VAR team with three elements, namely, Hugo Miguel (VAR), André Narciso (VAR 1) and Ricardo Santos (VAR 2).
Here is also the Tondela-Mafra arbitration team, Thursday, at 8:15 p.m.
Referee: Vitor Ferreira
Assistants: Nélson Cunha and Inácio Pereira
4th referee: João Gonçalves
VAR: Rui Costa
AVAR 1: Rui Oliveira
AVAR 2: Joao Bessa