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Russian football referee Sergey Karasev will work on matches of the world Cup 2018 in Russia. About it reports TASS.
According to the Agency, assistants in the brigade Karasev in the tournament will be Anton Averyanov and Tikhon Kalugin.
Only at the world championship of 2018 will work 36 63 referees and assistant chief judge.
The Russians will serve the world Cup for the first time since 2006. At the world Cup in Germany, Russia was represented by referee Valentin Ivanov. He has served three matches, which was the meeting of the 1/8 finals between Portugal and the Netherlands, where Ivanov showed 16 yellow and four red cards.
For the first time in 1938 at the world Cup won’t work not a single British judge. The candidates were an Englishman mark clattenburg, but he was not included in the final list.
Karasev since 2008 serving matches of the championship of Russia. In 2016, he worked for the European Championships in France and at the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro. In 2017 the Russians regularly officiated the Champions League and Europa League.
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