The Senate report on the incidents that marred the Champions League final on May 28 at the Stade de France fell on Wednesday.
After numerous hearings and in-depth investigations, the Senate points to it “ failures in the preparation of the clash between Real Madrid and Liverpool, highlighting the shortcomings of the various components responsible for organizing the game.
The Senate’s Culture, Education and Communication Committee chaired by François-Noël Buffet (Les Républicains) and Laurent Lafon (Centrist Union) thus points out ” a chain of failures “, a ” weakening of the systems put in place ” and ” temporary loss of control of the situation before the match, then after it “.
Darmanin pointed the finger
A report therefore exculpating the famous supporters of the Reds, too quickly designated responsible for the excesses observed. There have been ” major intelligence failures “Notes the Senate, implying there the workforce under the direct responsibility of Gérald Darmanin, who is not spared.
“ The analysis made by the Minister of the Interior was not the right one », Says the senatorial commission, hammering that the deplored incidents « are not linked to the presence of Liverpool supporters “. Finally, the Senate in its report makes 15 recommendations to UEFA, the FFF, the Consortium of the Stade de France, the RATP, the SNCF, the police headquarters, Parliament, the Ministry of l ‘Interior and State. All guilty. More than Liverpool fans anyway.
1-📢 #Stade de France : a fiasco made inevitable!
Today, @L_Lafon and @fnb_official presented the conclusions of their work on the incidents that occurred at the #Stade de France on the sidelines of the Champions League final on May 28. ⬇️https://t.co/HaSOV4m1EW
— Senate (@Senate) July 13, 2022