The referee assistant had to go to the hospital, the players were angry: after the mug throat with subsequent clearance at the Bundesliga duel of VfL Bochum with Borussia Mönchengladbach, the police are now looking for the person responsible.
The evaluation of the pictures still run, the VfF will support the police active at their investigations, the Bochumer divided into the night of Saturday. The Bundesliga club resolves, among other things, “claims for damages. Because we assume that the VfL will be punished upside down,” says it in the statement.
Referee Assistant Christian Ggantmann was met in the 68th minute at the stand of 2: 0 for the guests from Mönchengladbach by a beer cup. Referee Benjamin Cortus interrupted the game in front of 25,000 spectators in the Ruhrstadion initially and broke her for about a quarter of an hour later.
“In a dating attack on a game official, in the case of the referee assistant, a game break is simply alternative,” Cortus said at “Dazn”. The mug made Gtiganne clearly on the head, said Cortus. “He was dazed, has been brought to the hospital and is examined accordingly,” said the main referee. Florian Issue, Cortus’ Second Assistant, have accompanied Gittenmann to the hospital.
Reaction of the players
The litter also made in the players for incomprehension and anger. “Very sad, that Suchas VfL Bochum fan calls!” Manuel Riemann wrote at Instagram. The Bochum Keeper had rolled out of his gate after the game break and had roared in the direction of the fans on the tribune section, from which the cup flew came.
Riemann’s currently injured teammate Simon Zoller was also clear. “We, the VfL Bochum, have been writing an incredible story for almost 2 years. This action is just disrespectful to all those who rip the ass every day to experience this trip! Let alone the line magic! You have nothing in the stadium! You have nothing in the stadium! Lost! “, wrote the 30-year-old at Twitter.
“It is obviously to assume that the game is considered against us,” said Bochum co-trainer Markus Gellhaus, who represented the Coronavirus chef coach Thomas rice at the side line. This is actually going to go out. In 2011, a similar case occurred in Hamburg. The game FC St. Pauli against FC Schalke 04 referee assistant Thorsten Schiffner was also hit by a mug. The game was aborted at the stand of 2: 0 for Schalke and later scored 2: 0 for the Gelsenkirchener.