The Bundesliga match between Bochum and Borussia Moenchengladbach was deserted on Friday after the assistant referee was struck on the top by a beer cup thrown from the stands.
Gladbach had been main 2-0 at Bochum following second half targets from Alassane Plea and Breel Embolo when the match was interrupted after 71 minutes when linesman Christian Gittelmann took a blow to the top.
The referee took the choice to cease the sport for good after 20 minutes.
Each golf equipment instantly took to social media to sentence the incident.
“We will solely formally apologise to linesman Christian Gittelmann,” Bochum stated on social media.
“A extremely embarrassing and bitter night for us. A particularly silly motion from an idiotic fan.”
Gladbach sporting director Roland Virkus added: “Issues like this could by no means occur. It angers you when recreation of soccer has to finish like this.”
Bochum had been eleventh within the desk, two factors forward of Gladbach, in thirteenth place, earlier than Friday’s recreation.