Man City friendly against Atletico Madrid delayed as torrential rain hits Seoul and public safety alert sent out

Manchester City’s pre-season friendly against Atletico Madrid has been delayed due to heavy rain in Seoul.

Pep Guardiola’s treble winners are due to play the third match of their summer tour against the La Liga giants.


A public safety alert was sent out in SeoulCredit: Getty
The pitch was waterlogged and kick-off was delayed


The pitch was waterlogged and kick-off was delayedCredit: Getty

City beat Yokohama F. Marinos 5-3 and Bayern Munich 2-1 in the Japanese capital of Tokyo over the past week.

They have now continued their travels across Asia and have landed in South Korea, but have been met with extreme weather conditions.

Kick-off against Atletico was due to take place at midday English time, but this has been pushed back by another half an hour as per The Athletic’s Sam Lee.

Videos on Twitter show the true extent of the rain that’s hit the Seoul World Cup Stadium.

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Surface water can be seen all across the pitch as City wait to play their final pre-season fixture.

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