Daily Express says EMMANUEL MACRON’S government spokesperson has said the treatment of Liverpool fans who were tear-gassed at the Champions League final was ‘no drama’.
The Guardian says Liverpool have demanded an apology from the French interior minister for blaming counterfeit ticket sales on an “industrial scale”.
The Independent says French authorities have blamed “fraud at an industrial level” for scenes of chaos at the Champions League final in Paris.
The Metro says an independent report into what happened in and around the Stade de France during the Champions League final has been commissioned by UEFA.
BBC Sport says Uefa has commissioned an independent report into the scenes outside the ground that delayed Saturday’s Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid.
The chaos of the Champions League final in Paris – that’s been marred by reports of Liverpool fans being tear-gassed, was caused by fans without tickets.
The Guardian says Jürgen Klopp said the disappointment of missing out on the Premier League title would increase Liverpool’s desire to win the Champions League final.
Daily Mirror says across the two Champions League semi finals, the level of talent on show illustrated perfectly the beauty of this magnificent game.
BBC Sport says Liverpool took a giant stride towards another Champions League final with a commanding victory over Villarreal at Anfield.
Liverpool on the verge of landmark 10th European Cup final courtesy of their dominant semi-final first-leg win over Villarreal on Wednesday night. In truth, Liverpool
Pau Torres sighed “In our stadium, we play differently, we are going to be ourselves and people are going to see a Villarreal with which they feel identified. Who tells us that we don’t score a goal after 10 minutes and get into the tie?”
The Metro says Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti admitted he was surprised by Karim Benzema’s outrageous Panenka penalty against Manchester City.
BBC Sport says Manchester City will take a slender Champions League semi-final advantage to the Bernabeu after winning a seven-goal first-leg classic against Real Madrid at Etihad Stadium.
Daily Mirror says Liverpool and Manchester City stand to make record amounts of prize money should they go on to win this season’s Champions League.
BBC Sport says It is the Premier League against La Liga as the Champions League begins a blockbuster semi-final stage this week.
BBC Sport says Barcelona suffered a third home defeat in a row for the first time in a single season with a shock La Liga loss to Rayo Vallecano.
Chaos as Stefan Savic pulls Jack Grealish’s hair and chases him down the tunnel with police forced to intervene
The Sun says MANCHESTER CITY battled through a brutal night in Madrid that saw Atletico’s Stefan Savic try to throw Phil Foden off the pitch, headbutt Raheem Sterling and pull Jack Grealish’s hair.
BBC Sport says Man City held off the challenge of Atletico Madrid – and set up a Champions League semi-final showdown with the Spanish side’s city rivals Real.
Villarreal shock Bayern Munich with late Samuel Chukwueze goal to reach Champions League semi-finals
The Independent says Samuel Chukwueze snatched a dramatic 88th-minute equaliser to send Villarreal through to the Champions League semi-finals at the expense of Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena.
Munich Villarreal sink Bayern Munich – Villarreal’s Champions League run sinks another top side as Bayern Munich wastes key chances. The Allianz Arena speakers blared
BBC Sport says Chelsea’s reign as European champions came to an agonising end despite beating Real Madrid on a night of high drama at the Bernabeu Stadium.
The Metro says Thomas Tuchel claims Chelsea’s Champions League hopes are already over following their 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid at Stamford Bridge.
The Guardian says Manchester City were not the smooth operators they so often are but this slender victory may prove invaluable when the tie is decided in next week’s return at Wanda Metropolitano.
BBC Sport says Liverpool will take a two-goal lead into the Champions League quarter-final second leg at Anfield but Jurgen Klopp says his side are “not in dreamland”.
Man City take slender lead into the second leg champions league tie after a tough-fought victory against an opponent that gives nothing away. Kevin de
Liverpool take a 2-goal lead into the Champions League quarter-final second leg at Anfield but Jurgen Klopp cautioned that his side are “not in dreamland”
The Guardian says Antonio Conte declared his Tottenham team to be “now in the race” for Champions League qualification after they swept Newcastle away with a devastating second-half performance.
Champions League quarter-final draw: Chelsea v Real Madrid, Man City face Atletico, Liverpool draw Benfica
Champions League quarter-final draw: Chelsea draw Real Madrid, Man City face Atletico Madrid, Liverpool get Benfica
The Metro says former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said Fabinho cheated to get Alexis Sanchez sent off as Liverpool lost to Inter Milan, but still progressed to the Champions League quarter-finals.
The double is possible – winning the Premier League and Champions League can happen as Pep Guardiola believes Man City have the chance.
Sky News says UEFA is to announce on Friday it is moving the Champions League final from St Petersburg, following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine – London tipped to host the finals at Wembley.
France24 says Manchester United were spared a damaging and deserved defeat by Atletico Madrid on Wednesday.
BBC News says Liverpool took a huge step towards the Champions League quarter-finals after scoring two late goals against Inter Milan in the San Siro.
The Guardian says As Florentino Perez and Nasser Al-Khelaifi sit down for their customary dinner before tonight’s Champions League tie between Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain.
The Metro says Manchester United have avoided Paris Saint-Germain in the redone Champions League last-16 draw while holders Chelsea will face Lille and Liverpool take on Inter Milan.
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