The match in Warsaw on Tuesday -- a Russian national holiday -- has been flagged by UEFA’s anti-discrimination advisers for possible flashpoints between rival fans.
Russian fans plan to march from the capital city center to the stadium despite historical tensions between the countries. They were revived two years ago when Poland’s then state president Lech Kaczynski was among 96 people who died when their airplane crashed in Russia.
The Russian football federation appealed to fans Sunday to show respect at Euro 2012, after some were filmed attacking stadium stewards in Wroclaw after a 4-1 win against the Czech Republic on Friday.
UEFA has charged the Russian body over its supporters’ behavior in Wroclaw, and is also investigating reports that they racially abused a Czech player who is black.
Stark has been an international list referee since 1999. The 42-year-old German handled a volatile Champions League semifinal between Real Madrid and Barcelona last season.
In other UEFA appointments, Jonas Eriksson of Sweden will handle the meeting of old rivals Germany and the Netherlands on Wednesday in Kharkiv, Ukraine.
UEFA has made Stephane Lannoy of France the first referee to get two matches at Euro 2012. Lannoy gets the Greece vs. Czech Republic match in Wroclaw in Tuesday, after handling Germany’s 1-0 win over Portugal on Saturday.
Scottish referee Craig Thomson will referee Denmark vs. Portugal in Lviv, Ukraine, on Wednesday.