Nice-Lyon game postponed because of heavy rain

The French league match between Nice and Lyon has been postponed

until Sunday afternoon because of heavy rain.

The teams are battling for third place and a spot in the

Champions League final qualifying round. With two rounds remaining,

Lyon is in third place and three points ahead of fifth-place


Nice has surged up the standings in the second half of the


Paris Saint-Germain clinched the league title last weekend and

Marseille has already sealed second place.