Toronto-Dallas game postponed by bad weather

Toronto FC’s CONCACAF Champions League game with FC Dallas was

halted at halftime Wednesday night as lightning forced the game to

be postponed.

The game will be replayed Thursday from the start despite FC

Dallas holding a 1-0 lead when play was stopped.

Play was stopped for 40 minutes in the first half due to the

threat of lightning and other bad weather. The second half never

started as conditions worsened and officials decided to call the


It’s the second time bad weather has affected a Toronto game

this season. The second leg of the Nutrilite Canadian Championship

final between Toronto and Vancouver was abandoned May 25 due to

lightning and rain. The game was replayed in June.