Dozens arrested amid Champions League final chaos, says French ministry

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Dozens arrested amid Champions League final chaos, says French ministry

Dozens arrested amid Champions League final chaos, says French ministry

PARIS, May 29 — French police arrested dozens of people in Paris during the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid, which was marked by scenes of chaos that...

for the latest news you need to know.05- 29- 2022 05:39 PM This grab taken from an AFP video shows the police intervening as fans climb the fence of the Stade de France before the UEFA Champions League final football match between Liverpool and Real Madrid at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on May 28, 2022.for the latest news you need to know.Sunday, 29 May 2022 11:08 AM MYT Soccer Football - Champions League Final - Liverpool Training - Stade de France, Saint-Denis near Paris, France - May 27, 2022 Liverpool's Andrew Robertson during training REUTERS/Molly Darlington (Reuters) - Liverpool left back Andy Robertson labelled the organisation of Saturday's Champions League final against Real Madrid a"shambles" after kick-off was delayed for 35 minutes due to fans trying to force their way into the Stade de France in Paris.

Sunday, 29 May 2022 7:19 PM MYT PARIS, May 29 — French police arrested dozens of people in Paris during the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid, which was marked by scenes of chaos that delayed the kick-off.Liverpool said genuine ticket-holders had not been able to access the match due to a security breakdown while Uefa and the French authorities blamed a problem with fake tickets.Liverpool said genuine ticket-holders had not been able to access the match due to a security breakdown while UEFA and the French authorities blamed a problem with fake tickets.The delay to the game and the chaotic scenes outside the Stade de France in Paris — where French police used tear gas to disperse fans — was not what the French capital wanted just two years before it hosts the Olympics.Uefa blamed “fake tickets which did not work in the turnstiles” for the events that saw supporters held up outside the stadium.The interior ministry said 68 people had been detained, of whom 39 were placed under arrest and remanded in custody meaning they could face charges.The interior ministry said 68 people had been detained, of whom 39 were placed under arrest and remanded in custody meaning they could face charges.European football governing body Uefa blamed “fake tickets which did not work in the turnstiles” for the 35-minute delay to the final."To be honest, people were just making it up at times and panicking.

But Liverpool said they were “hugely disappointed” that their supporters had been subjected to an “unacceptable” breakdown of the security perimeter.But Liverpool said they were “hugely disappointed” that their supporters had been subjected to an “unacceptable” breakdown of the security perimeter.“I heard a few things that were not good, not nice.However, French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin pointed the finger at Liverpool fans, saying “thousands of British ‘supporters’ either without tickets or with fake ones forced their way through and sometimes behaved violently towards the stewards”.French newspaper Le Monde commented: “The party that was supposed to precede the final.French newspaper Le Monde commented: “The party that was supposed to precede the final..“This is the greatest match in European football and supporters should not have to experience the scenes we have witnessed tonight,” added the club’s statement...The Champions League should be a celebration but it wasn't that," Robertson said.

was spoilt and turned into real chaos.” “From party to fiasco,” said France’s leading sports daily L’Equipe.” “From party to fiasco,“ said France’s leading sports daily L’Equipe.“When the goalkeeper is man of the match then something is going wrong for the other team,” added Klopp.In contrast to the scenes outside the stadium, Paris police noted that proceedings at two vast fans zones hosting thousands of supporters from both sides had taken place in a good atmosphere and without major incident.Some 40,000 Liverpool supporters without a match ticket had packed into their zone in eastern Paris to enjoy the atmosphere.Some 40,000 Liverpool supporters without a match ticket had packed into their zone in eastern Paris to enjoy the atmosphere.Despite the disappointment of defeat they left the area without any issue.The Reds also fell just short in the Premier League as Manchester City pipped Klopp’s men to the title by one point."Obviously it was pretty tricky out there, but I don't know more about it.

The Paris fire brigade — which looks after all kinds of emergency situations — said the night had largely been calm although it had treated some supporters for the effects of tear gas as well as excess alcohol consumption.The Paris fire brigade -- which looks after all kinds of emergency situations -- said the night had largely been calm although it had treated some supporters for the effects of tear gas as well as excess alcohol consumption.— AFP Advertisement.

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