Monaco clash with rivals PSG postponed due to torrential rainfall


Monaco clash with rivals Paris Saint-Germain postponed due to torrential rainfall and risk of flooding

  • Monaco were due to host rivals Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday evening 
  • The showpiece clash had to be postponed due to severe weather conditions 
  • Torrential rainfall made the game unplayable and created a risk of flooding 
  • Both clubs announced the tie will be rescheduled at a later date

Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain’s showpiece Ligue 1 clash has been postponed because of adverse weather.

A statement was released on Sunday morning confirming that the game would not be going ahead, and would be rescheduled when possible.

The dangerous weather conditions also posed a threat to the local area, not just the football match itself. 

Monaco and PSG's showpiece Ligue 1 clash has been postponed because of bad weather

Monaco and PSG’s showpiece Ligue 1 clash has been postponed because of bad weather

Kylian Mbappe and co will now face Monaco at a later date, which has not yet been decided

Kylian Mbappe and co will now face Monaco at a later date, which has not yet been decided

‘Following a decision by the Monaco authorities, the game between Monaco and Paris St Germain, scheduled today at 21:00 (20:00GMT), is cancelled and will be played at a later date because of the weather conditions,’ Monaco said in a statement.

Torrential rain and the risk of flooding prompted local authorities to issue a red warning in the region.

The date of the rescheduled match has not yet been decided. 

PSG lead the standings in the Ligue 1 table with 33 points from 14 games while Monaco sit in 14th place on 18 points.

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