Real Madrid beat Liverpool to win Champions League final
Reported organizational problems outside the Stade de France, site of Saturday’s Champions League final, led to multiple delays and complaints of tear gas. Many of those participants, dressed in red, appeared to be Liverpool fans in videos posted on social media and during the pre-match broadcast on CBS.
Liverpool issued a statement on the issues during the final, saying the club were “extremely disappointed with the stadium entry issues and breach of security perimeter that Liverpool supporters faced at the Stadium this evening. France”.
“It’s the biggest game in European football and fans shouldn’t have to experience the scenes we witnessed tonight,” he said in a statement. “We have officially requested a formal investigation into the causes of these unacceptable issues.”
After the final, UEFA announced that it would review the pre-match incidents with French police and the French Football Federation. He said in a statement that “the turnstiles at the Liverpool side were blocked by thousands of fans who had purchased fake tickets which did not work in the turnstiles” as the game approached, creating a buildup of fans seeking to walk in. .
“As the number of people outside the stadium continued to pile up after kick-off,” the statement said, “police dispersed them with tear gas and forced them away from the stadium. “.