Fans delay Bundesliga match by throwing Easter eggs on field

Daniel Karell
NBC Sports

Wolfsburg fans had a clever, if not timely, way to make a statement.

Midway through the first half of the club’s Bundesliga match at home against Eintracht Frankfurt, Wolfsburg fans rained down Easter eggs onto the pitch, forcing a short delay as players and staff cleared the field of the plastic eggs.

According to reports in Germany, the move was a protest against Monday evening matches for a TV audience. It’s a 3:45 hour drive between Frankfurt and Wolfsburg, and for fans to travel that distance on a weeknight for a match beginning at 8:30 p.m. is difficult.

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