PEC-Groningen discontinued due to a lightning storm, contest Monday played out
24 april 2019 21:12
Last update: 16 minutes ago
Update: 16 minutes ago
The Eredivisie match between PEC Zwolle and FC Groningen’s Wednesday night during the second half in a 1-2 position permanently suspended because of lightning. The duel will take place on Monday played out.
The storm came too close in Zwolle, which referee Martin van den Kerkhof in the pouring rain – with less than a half hour on the clock – decided to keep the players within the send.
After discussion, it was decided to continue to play. “We have a lot of meteorological information is collected and consultations with the trainers and the presidents of both clubs. We have unfortunately had to decide to definitively cease”, says Van den Kerkhof at FOX Sports.