Football Football - Champions League Final - Liverpool vs Real Madrid - Stade de France, Saint-Denis near Paris,

 France - May 28, 2022 General view of a message displayed on a large screen inside the stadium before the start of the match as the kick off is delayed

 LIVERPOOL, England, Feb 13 (Reuters) - A review called for chaos ahead of the 2022 Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid

 that the organizers UEFA were responsible for those incidents,

 These included "a large number of near misses which almost led to disaster".

 European football's governing body UEFA apologized to Liverpool for initially blaming the Merseyside club's fans for the mayhem after an independent review was released on Monday.

 The final was delayed by 36 minutes due to thousands of Liverpool supporters being unable to enter the Stade de France.

 match on 28 May, in which Real won 1–0, while the French police were

 and was filmed using tear gas on fans including children.

 UEFA and French officials at the time blamed the chaos on ticket fraud, although the review said there was no evidence to support such claims.