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The Latest: Pepe still an injury worry for Portugal

  • Portugal's Pepe arrives for a training session, in preparation of the Euro 2016 final soccer match between France and Portugal, at Marcoussis, south of Paris, France, Friday, July 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

    Portugal's Pepe arrives for a training session, in preparation of the Euro 2016 final soccer match between France and Portugal, at Marcoussis, south of Paris, France, Friday, July 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)  (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this Saturday, June 25, 2016 file photo, referee Mark Clattenburg directs the Euro 2016 round of 16 soccer match between Switzerland and Poland, at the Geoffroy Guichard stadium in Saint-Etienne, France. English official Mark Clattenburg will referee the Euro 2016 soccer final between France and Portugal scheduled for Sunday, July 10, 2016 at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, File)

    FILE - In this Saturday, June 25, 2016 file photo, referee Mark Clattenburg directs the Euro 2016 round of 16 soccer match between Switzerland and Poland, at the Geoffroy Guichard stadium in Saint-Etienne, France. English official Mark Clattenburg will referee the Euro 2016 soccer final between France and Portugal scheduled for Sunday, July 10, 2016 at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, File)  (The Associated Press)

  • Icelandic soccer fans celebrate as their national team comes home to a hero's welcome from the Euro 2016 soccer championships in Reykjavik, Iceland, Monday July 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Brynjar Gunnarsson)

    Icelandic soccer fans celebrate as their national team comes home to a hero's welcome from the Euro 2016 soccer championships in Reykjavik, Iceland, Monday July 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Brynjar Gunnarsson)  (The Associated Press)

The Latest on the European Championship (all times local):

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12:15 p.m.

Pepe trained away from his Portugal teammates during training on Friday before Sunday's European Championship final against France.

The central defender failed to recover from a thigh muscle injury in time to play in the semifinal against Wales, which Portugal won 2-0.

There has been no update from Portugal on the condition of Real Madrid's Pepe, who was doing ball work with a member of the Portuguese staff on Friday at the team's training base south of Paris.

Pepe has been on excellent form in France, reining in his famed hot temper and organizing Portugal's defense.

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12:15 p.m.

UEFA says English referee Mark Clattenburg will handle the European Championship final.

Clattenburg completes a big match hat trick after officiating at the UEFA Champions League final and English FA Cup final in May.

He follows Pedro Proenca of Portugal in 2012 in refereeing UEFA's two highest profile matches back to back.

Clattenburg has handled three previous matches at Euro 2016, though none involving the two teams playing at Stade de France on Sunday.