Liverpool vs. Real Madrid UCL Final Delayed Due to Fan Issues Entering Stadium
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UEFA announced that the start of Saturday’s men’s UEFA Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool in Paris would be delayed by 30 minutes.
European football’s governing body initially attributed the delay to fans arriving late, first delaying the game by 15 minutes and then again:
However, Miguel Delaney of the Independent and several others reported many fans actually arrived hours before the match but had trouble getting into the venue.
While the match had been set to begin at 3 p.m. ET, Andy Kelly of the Liverpool Echo reported on the chaotic scene outside one of the gates of the Stade de France:
This article will be updated soon to provide more information and analysis.
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