Bochum and Borussia Monchengladbach called off after linesman struck on head by plastic beer cup | Football News

The Bundesliga game between Bochum and Borussia Monchengladbach has been called off after a linesman was struck on the back of the head by a plastic beer cup.

Gladbach were leading 2-0 through second-half goals from Alassane Plea and Breel Embolo with around 20 minutes remaining, when linesman Christian Gittelman was hit from behind by the beer cup.

After several minutes the stadium announcer said the game was postponed due to an object thrown from the crowd.

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