Argentina vs Croatia referee: Who are the match officials for the 2022 World Cup semi-final?
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Argentina take on Croatia on Tuesday in the first semi-final of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
The two-time winners had led 2-0 in their quarter-final but were stunned when the Dutch equalised with a sensational free-kick routine in the dying moments of normal time.
The match eventually went to penalties, with Argentina winning 4-3 thanks to two superb saves from their goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez.
Croatia booked their place in the last four with an equally dramatic win over Brazil.
After a goalless 90 minutes, Croatia fell behind to a goal from Neymar but found a way to equalise through Bruno Petkovic with just minutes remaining in extra-time.
The European side then won 4-2 on penalties, stunning the five-time champions and pre-tournament favourites.
The winner of Argentina vs Croatia will face either Morocco or defending champions France, who meet in the other semi-final on Wednesday.
Argentina vs Croatia: Who is the referee?
Italian referee Daniele Orsato has been named as the referee for Tuesday's match at Lusail Stadium.
Orsato is an extremely experienced official, having become a FIFA referee back in 2010.
He was the man in the middle for the 2020 Champions League final between Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich and has taken charge of two matches so far at the World Cup in Qatar.
Orsato was the referee for Ecuador's 2-0 win over the host nation in the opening match of the tournament.
He later took charge of Argentina's 2-0 win over Mexico, during which he handed out five yellow cards.
Who are the other officials?
Assistant referees: Ciro Carbone (Italy), Alessandro Giallatini (Italy)
Fourth official: Mohammed Abdulla Hassan Mohamed (United Arab Emirates)
Reserve assistant referee: Mohamed Al-Hammadi (United Arab Emirates)
Video assistant referee: Massimiliano Irrati (Italy)
Assistant video assistant referees: Paolo Valeri (Italy), Kathryn Nesbitt (United States), Juan Soto (Venezuela)
Stand-by video assistant referee: Bastian Dankert (Germany)
Stand-by assistant video assistant referee: Kyle Atkins (United States)