Celta Vigo vs Real Madrid - Real Madrid's game at Celta Vigo is postponed after high winds damage stadium



Posted Sunday, February 05, 2017 by PA

Real Madrid's game at Celta Vigo on Sunday has been postponed, the Spanish Football League has announced.

The game had been in doubt after high winds and rain in Galicia also forced the postponement of Deportivo La Coruna's home game with Real Betis on Friday night.

The weather in the region resulted in the roof of Celta's Balaidos ground being damaged and it was announced on Saturday evening that the game would not go ahead.

A statement on the official website of LaLiga read: "According to the report of the city of Vigo, Balaidos Stadium is not safe for spectators and players to attend the match tomorrow.

"Having received this information, LaLiga and Real Club Celta have transferred this report to the RFEF (Spanish Football Federation).

"LaLiga will propose possible dates to play the game in question, taking into account the opinion of the clubs and the television operators, so that the president of the RFEF can decide the new date."

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