Manchester City's Premier League Fixture With West Ham Postponed Due to Weather Concerns

​Manchester City have confirmed that Sunday's meeting with West Ham United has been postponed because of extreme weather conditions.

Parts of the UK have been hit by huge storms in recent days, with heavy rain and intense winds forcing clubs around the country to call off upcoming fixtures.

The Women's Super League meeting between the two teams was postponed earlier in the day, and ​City took to their ​official website to note that the ​Premier League game had also been cancelled.

"Due to extreme and escalating weather conditions and in the interests of supporter and staff safety, today’s match has been postponed," City wrote.

"This decision has been made by Manchester City’s Safety Officer following consultation with Club stakeholders and officials at ​West Ham UnitedFurther information regarding the rescheduling of today’s match will be published in due course."

Pep Guardiola

City have emerged victorious in the last eight meetings between the two sides, including a comprehensive 5-0 win in the first game of the current campaign.

The game would have given City the chance to close the gap on ​Liverpool heading into the winter break. Pep Guardiola's side are 22 points behind, having played the same number of games as The Reds.

However, with the match now postponed, City will have to wait a little while longer before they get the chance to add to their points tally.

David Moyes

As for West Ham, they remain down in the relegation zone in 18th, one point adrift from safety in the table.

David Moyes' side are without a win in their last six games in all competitions, including the recent 3-3 draw with ​Brighton and Hove Albion, which saw the Hammers throw away a two-goal lead late on.

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Source : 90min