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BBC Sport’s Simon Stone took this picture of the Bird’s Nest stadium pitch on Monday

The pre-season game between Manchester United and Manchester City in China on Monday is off because heavy rain has left the pitch in Beijing unplayable.

The Bird’s Nest pitch was described as “bad” by United boss Jose Mourinho on Sunday, while City’s Pep Guardiola said he hoped there would be no injuries.

Both City and United said