Organisation of ultimate ‘a shambles’ – Robertson

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Andy Robertson has performed in three Champions League finals for Liverpool, successful only one

The organisation of the Champions League ultimate on the Stade de France in Paris was a “shambles”, in keeping with Liverpool defender Andy Robertson.

Robertson says he had given a ticket to a pal however he was denied entry for the sport which Real Madrid won 1-0.

“One in every of my mates bought instructed it was a pretend which I guarantee you it wasn’t,” he stated.

“It was a shambles actually,” the Scot instructed BBC Sport.

Photos emerged of an enormous quantity of Liverpool followers in lengthy queues exterior the stadium.

The large display screen within the floor stated the sport was delayed due to “the late arrival of followers” however some claimed that they had been on the stadium hours earlier than kick-off.

Police exterior the bottom fired tear gasoline as a small variety of supporters tried to climb over safety obstacles.

Liverpool have called for an investigation into the “unacceptable points” confronted by followers – with some not making it into the bottom till the second half.

Robertson added: “To be trustworthy folks have been simply making it up at occasions and panicking. Tear gasoline getting thrown at folks was unacceptable.

“It was horrendous for our followers and all households which were via it as properly. It wasn’t a pleasant expertise, not a pleasant ultimate to return to. The Champions League needs to be a celebration but it surely wasn’t that.

“Clearly the ultimate wasn’t meant to be right here and whether or not the preparations have been inferior to possibly they need to have been however I’m certain within the coming days an inquest will go into that.”

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