Euro 2024: Fans run for cover after Dortmund roof leaks into stands before Turkey vs Georgia

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A torrential downpour in Dortmund ahead of Turkey’s clash with Georgia reached such ferocity that water could be seen cascading down from the roof of the stand at the Westfalenstadion and onto the fans below.

Euro 2024 has so far been played in relatively clement conditions out in Germany, but the first game of Group F on Tuesday afternoon looks like it could be affected by a saturated surface – while some fans in attendance have been left running for cover thanks to several impromptu waterfalls that formed in the corners of the stands.

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Steven Chicken

Steven Chicken has been working as a football writer since 2009, taking in stints with Football365 and the Huddersfield Examiner. Steven still covers Huddersfield Town home and away for his own publication, Steven is a two-time nominee for Regional Journalist of the Year at the prestigious British Sports Journalism Awards, making the shortlist in 2020 and 2023.