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Atalanta vs. Villarreal postponed because of snow in Italy

BERGAMO, Italy (AP) — The Champions League match between Atalanta and Villarreal has been postponed to Thursday because of heavy snow in northern Italy. The Group F match was originally scheduled to take place on Wednesday and kickoff was initially delayed by 20 minutes before it was decided to reschedule. The game will now kick off at 7 p.m. local time (1800 GMT) on Thursday. Snow fell most of the day in Bergamo and increased in intensity as kickoff approached. The match is set to decide which team joins group winner Manchester United in the next round. Atalanta is a point behind second-place Villarreal.


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