Referee Guido Winkmann, who was also on his way to the tunnel before the VAR intervened, ordered the players to return so that Mainz's Pablo De Blasis could take and score a penalty. Referee Guido Winkmann initially allowed the game to play on, denying Mainz a penalty, before blowing for halftime shortly thereafter.
Spectators showed their displeasure by throwing toilet rolls onto the pitch during an incident-packed game at the Opel Arena, which the hosts won 2-0.
Pablo de Blasis had already beaten the German goalkeeper with a penalty in the seventh minute of first-half injury-time, following a lengthy VAR debate, before the Argentine was gifted his second goal in the 78th minute.
De Blasis added a lucky second as his shot rolled over the line after hitting the inside of the post, with Schwolow out of his goal having passed the ball straight to Mainz midfielder Robin Quaison.
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Wind gusts of up to 60 km/h are also possible and have the capacity to down tree limbs and cause power outages. The weather left roads slippery, at a time of year when many people had already removed their winter tires.
Mainz on Monday returned to winning ways and climbed off the relegation play-off spot after grabbing three vital points following a victory over struggling Freiburg, who suffered their fourth straight loss, reports Xinhua news agency.
"But for us who try to attend every game in the stadium it's quite hard to travel on Monday to a match".
"We were under the impression that when the referee blows for half-time that's it", Saier contined.
VAR is set to be used at the World Cup, though Premier League clubs decided against using it in the 2018-19 season after deeming that more testing was required.