MANCHESTER CITY have been struck by travel chaos ahead of their Champions League clash with RB Leipzig.
The Citizens were due to fly out to Germany this afternoon but bad weather put those plans on hold.
Warnings of severe wind in Saxony are in place until midnight but City hope to land this evening.
Pep Guardiola's press conference has been cancelled and took place remotely from the training ground instead.
Newcastle risked punishment from Uefa after Eddie Howe was unable to attend his pre-match press conference in Milan two weeks ago.
Toon arrived in Italy late after their travel plans were also negatively affected by bad weather.
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It has been a recurring theme for Premier League clubs in Europe this season after Arsenal and Manchester United also experienced problems.
The Gunners squad were left stranded at Luton Airport on Monday as their private plane was grounded by the storms which battered the south of England.
They were due to arrive in Lille at 5pm UK time ahead of a 40-minute drive to Lens but Arteta’s scheduled press conference was cancelled because he was running so late.
United arrived late to their Champions League opener against Bayern Munich a fortnight ago.
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City came from behind to win their opening game against Red Star Belgrade at the Etihad.
The champions are favourites to retain their crown and are expected to win their group, which also includes Young Boys.
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