Craig Thomson to officiate Club Brugge v Beşiktaş match
The Scotish referee Craig Thomson will officiate the Europa League tie between Club Brugge and Beşiktaş on Thursday 12 March.
The news was confirmed on UEFA’s website this morning.
Francis Connor and David McGeachie have been appointed as linesmen while Steven McLean will be the forth official.
In March 2013, Thomson refereed a UEFA Champions League quarter-final between Borussia Dortmund and Malaga, which Dortmund won with two late goals.
Club Brugge host Beşiktaş at the Jan Breydel Stadium in the Europa League Last 16 first-leg on Thursday 12 March. The return leg will be played at the Olimpiyat stadium.
Besiktas eliminated Liverpool in the round of 32 to reach this stage of the competition.