Charlotte FC game rescheduled for October after hours-long delay

Charlotte FC has had games delayed before this season due to weather but this is the first time a game has been postponed.
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Published: Jul. 31, 2022 at 9:44 AM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - After fans waited hours for rain and lightning to stop, Charlotte FC’s match against Columbus Crew was postponed late Saturday night due to inclement weather.

The match was scheduled to start at 7 p.m. and due to weather, it was delayed until 10:18 p.m. The match then kicked off for 16 minutes before being delayed again due to more lightning in the hour.

At 11:37 p.m., Major League Soccer decided to officially postpone the match.

On Tuesday, the club announced that the game will resume on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m.

Per league policy, the match will recommence with the same players on the field and substitutes available as when the match was initially postponed.

Charlotte FC has had games delayed before this season due to weather but this is the first time a game has been postponed.

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