The Latest: Pepe still an injury worry for Portugal

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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.


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.