Pizarro Gómez whistles Athletic-Eibar with Mateu in the VAR

The derby between Athletic and Eibar this Saturday in San Mamés already have a designated referee. Valentin Pizarro Gomez, a 39-year-old from Ciudad de Real, will be in charge of directing this duel between rojiblancos and azulgranas. Mateu Lahoz will be in charge of the VAR.

Pizarro Gómez has refereed the Bilbao team on three occasions. This same season he directed Athletic-Huesca, which ended with a 2-0 victory for the lions thanks to a last minute penalty scored by Kodro and another goal by Nuñez. A defender from Huesca saw the red in that duel. The rojiblancos accumulate eight yellows with this referee.

At Eibar, for his part, Pizarro Gómez has directed him on two occasions. In none of them have the gunsmiths won. Last season they lost 1-2 in Ipurua against Espanyol and they drew 0-0 against Celta on the first day. Those of Mendilibar have seen with this referee attached to the Madrid Committee one red and five yellow ones.