It will be the second match with Barça this season
Gianluca Rocchi will meet Barça again. The Italian refereed the match against APOEL in the Champions Leage group stage and now he has been named to referee Barça - City this Wendesday.
This is the 4th game in which Rocchi will referee Barça. Apart from the match in Cyprus (Barça won 0-4), the other two cases are Barça-Celtic —2012-13 season, 2-1— and Panathinaikos-Barça —2010-11 season, 0-3.
Gianlucha Rocchi is included in UEFA Elite group since the 2010-2011 season, was chosen for the 2012 Olympic Games in London and entered the shortlist for 2014 Brazil World Cup.