Liverpool makes Champions League final despite defeat in Rome

Successful security operation by Rome police ensures no trouble.

Liverpool football club made it through to the Champions League final against Real Madrid following a thrilling semi-final second leg against AS Roma at the Olympic Stadium on the evening of 2 May.
Despite losing 4-2 to AS Roma, Liverpool went through 7-6 on aggregate, securing an eighth European Cup final match for the British Premier League side.
Security was tight in Rome throughout 2 May, with authorities urging the 5,000 Liverpool fans to socialise in Campo de' Fiori and Largo Corrado Ricci. There was a strong police presence in central Rome and around the stadium, and the shuttle service for Liverpool fans to and from Stadio Olimpico was successful.
There were no reports of trouble among fans despite security concerns following violent clashes between supporters of AS Roma and Liverpool outside Anfield Stadium on 24 April.