Sixty-eight people were arrested and 39 placed in police custody on Saturday evening in Paris on the sidelines of the Champions League final, the Interior Ministry said.

Unusually for a match of this level, the start of the game between Real Madrid and Liverpool started 36 minutes late due to tensions outside the stadium.

Access to the Stade de France turned out to be chaotic.

Some tried to climb the gates of the enclosure to enter, brief scuffles then took place.

Spectators, despite having tickets, were only able to access the stadium at the end of the first period of the match.

In all, 238 people were taken care of by the various emergency services on Saturday for "relative emergencies", such as drunkenness, small accidents or tear gas poisoning, a porter told AFP. word of the Paris firefighters.

The Paris fire brigade spoke of "a rather calm evening" in terms of care.


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