Skomina to take charge of Barcelona-Bayern Munich

The man in the middle for the Champions League semi-final second leg will be the same official that held the whistle in the 2012 Super Cup final

Slovenian referee Damir Skomina will officiate the Champions League second-leg between Barcelona and Bayern Munich.

The 36-year-old will be in charge of proceedings at Camp Nou where the German club hold a huge advantage after crushing the Catalan club 4-0 in the first-leg at the Allianz Arena.

The Slovenian is known for his confident no-nonsense approach which has drawn him plenty of plaudits. The official refereed in three games at Euro 2012 and took control of the 2012 Super Cup final between Chelsea and Atletico Madrid where the Spanish side ran out 4-1 winners.

The match officials will be under a great deal of scrutiny on May 1 after several decisions in the first leg were called into question after the game.

There appeared to be a hint of offside when Mario Gomez made it 2-0 last Tuesday and Blaugrana players were frustrated once again as Jordi Alba appeared to be blocked by Thomas Muller as Arjen Robben rounded off the scoring.

The last time the Slovenian officiated in a Champions League match was on March 5 when he oversaw Borussia Dortmund's 2-0 win over Shakhtar Dontetsk.