Viewing figures remain robust for Champions League final delayed by ‘chaotic’ scenes

Liverpool fans queuing outside stadium prior to UEFA Champions League final match against Real Madrid at Stade de France (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Saturday evening’s Uefa Champions League final netted robust free-to-air viewing figures in Europe’s major markets despite the 36-minute delay caused by chaotic scenes outside the stadium.

The match was due to kick off at 9pm (CET) but was pushed back amid painstakingly slow security checks and groups of ticketless fans trying to force entry into the Stade de France just north of Paris.

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