Image via Twitter/@BetVictor
The derby between Lisbon rivals Benfica and Sporting has been postponed after loose pieces of roof padding at the Estadio da Luz began flying down toward the pitch due to high winds.Yes, this is the same Estadio da Luz that is scheduled to host this year’s Champions League final.
About 60,000 fans were sent home after a 30-minute delay. According to Benfica’s Twitter, the roof was damaged by bad weather:
As más condições climatéricas danificaram a cobertura do estádio do Sport Lisboa… http://t.co/Ms9ukfbTaP— Sport Lisboa Benfica (@SL_Benfica)February 9, 2014
Bing Translation: “The bad weather damaged the covering of the Estádio do Sport Lisboa.”
H/T KickTV and 101GG