NEWS
Saturday October 19 2019
Sampdoria-Roma could be postponed

Sampdoria-Roma remains at risk of a postponement, as the weather warnings in Genoa have been raised to Orange Alert.

It is set to kick off on Sunday at 14.00 UK time (13.00 GMT), click here for a match preview.

There has been heavy rain for days in the Liguria region, already causing some flooding, but the fact the ground is already sodden with water means further rainfall could be disastrous.

The latest news is that the weather warning for Genoa has been raised from Yellow Alert to Orange Alert.

If it goes up to Red Alert, the game will be postponed by the local authorities.

There are also strong winds, thunder and lightning expected this weekend, with gusts of 80-90km/h.

A report from the local weather stations notes that since Tuesday October 15, the area around Genoa has seen 732.2mm of rain, whereas in the first nine months of the year there had only been a total of 851.4mm.

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