Galatasaray v Juventus to be played tomorrow

The weather wasn't great in Istanbul. Credit: PA

The abandoned Champions League match between Galatasaray and Juventus will resume at midday on Wednesday after a severe hailstorm interrupted the winner-takes-all encounter in Istanbul.

A statement published on the official UEFA Champions League Twitter account read: "The #UCL fixture between @GalatasaraySK & @juventusfc has been abandoned after a snow storm caused the pitch to become unplayable.

"According to article 11.04 of the competition regulations, the remaining match time must be played either tomorrow or on a reserve date or other date set by the UEFA administration."

A further UEFA update confirmed the fixture would resume on Wednesday afternoon at 1300CET (1200GMT).


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