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Borussia Mönchengladbach has been awarded victory in their 2021/2022 Bundesliga game at Bochum earlier this month which was abandoned with the visitors leading 2-0.
The match was halted in the second half after a fan threw a plastic cup from the stands which struck a linesman.
On Thursday the German football federation (DFB) confirmed the result would stand.
Police say a 38-year-old man is suspected of throwing the cup but he has not yet admitted guilt and investigations are ongoing.
Bochum, who are considering an alcohol ban in the stands, could yet face further sanctions from the DFB.
Bochum said later Thursday they are accepting the ruling.
The club had the previous day called for the game to be replayed.
It had started the club could not be held accountable for the wrongdoing of an individual who had legally bought the beer.
But sports court chairman Stephan Oberholz said that DFB rules made their ruling “mandatory and without an alternative” because “the club is responsible for its fans and the wrongdoing of the fans is attributable to the club.”(dpa/NAN)