Manchester City - Borussia M'Gladbach

City - Borussia M'Gladbach to go ahead on Wednesday

The Champions League group stage match between Manchester City-Borussia Mönchengladbach was postponed due to heavy rain.

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City - Borussia M'Gladbach to go ahead on Wednesday
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Manchester City - Borussia Mönchengladbach postponed

The Champions League Group C match between Manchester City - Borussia Mönchengladbach was cancelled this evening due to torrential rain in the city of Manchester.

Pitch inspection

After an afternoon of torrential rain Dutch match official Björn Kuipers held a pitch inspection around 20:30 and decided the game could not go ahead. Manchester City confirmed the decision on their Twitter account. 

Danger

"The game could have gone ahead as the pitch was draining well but the thunderstorm presented a danger to supporters" explained Borussia's, Rainer Bohnhof.

A general view inside the stadium as Lightning strikes following the postponement of the UEFA Champions League Group A match between Manchester City FC and VfL Borussia Moenchengladbach at Etihad Stadium on September 13, 2016 in Manchester, England.

The game will finally go ahead tomorrow evening at the Etihad Stadium (kick-off 2045 CET)