Galatasaray-Juventus abandoned due to hailstorm

The Bianconeri's crunch Champions League visit to the Turk Telekom Arena on Tuesday was called off after extreme weather conditions
Galatasaray's Champions League clash with Juventus has been abandoned after 32 minutes due to a hailstorm disrupting play on Tuesday.

Portuguese referee Pedro Proenca was forced to call a halt to proceedings, with the score at 0-0, when adverse weather conditions left the pitch predominantly white.

Groundstaff attempted to clear the field for 20 minutes to allow play to restart before a decision was made to ultimately call off the fixture.

According to UEFA regulations, the remainder of the game will have to be played on Wednesday or a reserve date later on in the calendar.

Galatasaray and Juventus are both seeking to gain qualification from Group B as the runner-up, with Real Madrid having already secured top spot and Copenhagen unable to qualify.