How long does it take Hell to freeze over? Eight minutes apparently. That’s the time it took a snowstorm in Istanbul to make Tuesday night’s decisive Champions League group stage match between Galatasaray and Juventus at the Türk Telecom arena unplayable. Between the 22nd and 31st minute, an orange ball had to be introduced as the pitch went from green to white. Soon afterwards its lines were no longer visible.
So referee Pedro Proenca brought a stop to play. He consulted captains Selcuk Inan and Gigi Buffon before temporarily suspending proceedings. Groundstaff began to drive the snow, yetRead More »from Gala-Juve games and their strange history of postponements