Mainz vs. Freiburg affected by VAR farce, toilet-roll torrent
Where to start with this one... On Monday night, relegation-threatened Mainz and Freiburg met in a vital Bundesliga clash.
The game kicked off and, for 45 minutes, not a great deal happened. And then, after the teams had gone for their half-time cup of tea:
And so, after a lengthy delay, the players returned and Pablo de Blasis opened the scoring for the hosts.
Half-time duly resumed but, when it came time to restart:
And now the second half of Mainz vs Freiburg has been delayed because fans kept throwing toilet rolls into the goalmouth area to protest at games taking place on a Monday night. First VAR after HT, now this... #BUNDESLIGAxESPN pic.twitter.com/8o1r8M0fL8— Mark Donaldson 🏴 (@DonaldsonESPN) April 16, 2018
Just when you thought you'd seen it all... You can't make this stuff up! (Mainz ended up winning 2-0, as if you care about something as trivial as the final score.)
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