February 9, 2020 / 10:15 AM / 14 days ago

Soccer-Storm warning forces postponement of Gladbach v Cologne

BERLIN, Feb 9 (Reuters) - The Bundesliga game between Borussia Moenchengladbach and visitors Cologne was called off on Sunday due to a weather warning for the region, the German Football League (DFL) said.

“Due to the bad weather warning of the German weather service and the resulting security concerns the game between Borussia Moenchengladbach and Cologne for the Bundesliga today Sunday will not take place,” the DFL said in a statement.

Storm ‘Sabine’ is due to hit the region in the western part of the country later on Sunday.

In the coming days the DFL will reschedule a new date for the game, it said.

Gladbach are in fourth place on 39 points, three behind leaders Bayern Munich. (Reporting by Karolos Grohmann; Editing by Mark Potter)

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