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UK Calls For Clarity Following Chaos at Champions League Final

  • UK ambassador tweets “we need to establish the facts”
  • UEFA blames fans who’d bought fake tickets at Liverpool end
Liverpool supporters shield from the effects of tear gas before the UEFA Champions League final match, in Paris, on May 28.

Liverpool supporters shield from the effects of tear gas before the UEFA Champions League final match, in Paris, on May 28.

Photographer: Charlotte Wilson/Offside/Getty Images

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The British Ambassador in Paris backed an investigation into the chaos that delayed the start of the Champions League final by more than half an hour and left thousands of supporters stranded outside the stadium, many of them Liverpool fans.