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Sampdoria-Genoa derby postponed due to heavy rain

February 21, 2015

GENOA, Italy (AP) — The derby between Sampdoria and Genoa scheduled for Saturday was postponed due to heavy rain.

The referee initially delayed kickoff for 15 minutes, then called the Serie A match off when the rain did not let up and with the pitch unplayable.

The referee consulted with both captains before making his decision.

No new date was immediately set for the league match, the only one scheduled on Saturday.

Genoa and Sampdoria remain level on points in sixth place, two points below the Europa League places.

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