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Champions League final kick-off delayed due to 'security issue' - UEFA

The delay to the start of the match is written on the display prior to the UEFA Champions League final football match between Liverpool and Real Madrid at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on Saturday. Photo: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP

The delay to the start of the match is written on the display prior to the UEFA Champions League final football match between Liverpool and Real Madrid at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on Saturday. Photo: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP

Published May 28, 2022

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Paris — The kick-off of Saturday's Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid in Paris was delayed by 15 minutes "due to a security issue", UEFA said on Saturday.

The match was supposed to kick off at 9:00 pm (1900 GMT) at the Stade de France but announcements in the ground said the hold up was caused by the "late arrival" of supporters.

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