Cüneyt Çakır to referee England-Croatia World Cup semis

Cüneyt Çakır to referee England-Croatia World Cup semis

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Cüneyt Çakır to referee England-Croatia World Cup semis

A Turkish referee will officiate at Wednesday's England-Croatia World Cup semifinal match.

Football's governing body FIFA announced Monday that Cüneyt Çakır will make the calls at the match at Luzhniki Stadium.

The fourth official for the Croatia-England match will be Dutchman Bjorn Kuipers, who officiated England's quarter-final victory over Sweden.

England vs. Croatia will be 41-year-old Çakır's third match in Russia 2018. He previously officiated Iran's 1-0 victory over Morocco and Argentina's thrilling 2-1 win over Nigeria.

Cüneyt Çakır, World Cup 2018, Russia