The kick-off of the match between AC Milan and Verona, counting for the 5th day of the Italian Championship, was delayed by twenty-five minutes due to the heavy rain which fell on Milan and San Siro.
Initially scheduled for 3:00 p.m. (1:00 p.m. GMT), kick-off is now expected to take place at 3:25 p.m., AC Milan announced.
The match referee and the captains of AC Milan and Verona carried out an inspection of the soggy pitch at 3:00 p.m. with a ball which, in certain parts of the pitch, was not bouncing.
AC Milan, 4th, remains in the league in a 5-1 rout against its great rival, Inter, and will be deprived for this meeting of its French goalkeeper Mike Maignan, injured in a thigh this week in the League of Nations. champions against Newcastle (0-0), and another French international Théo Hernandez, spared.