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:
Total confusion in the OPEL ARENA. #VideoAssist comes into play after the players have left the pitch for half time!
(45') #M05SCF 0-0
— Mainz 05 English (@Mainz05en) April 16, 2018
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