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Borussia Dortmund’s 2–0 win over Mainz 05 on Sunday was overshadowed by the fact that a Dortmund fan died in the stands from an apparent heart attack.

By SI Wire
March 13, 2016

Borussia Dortmund’s 2–0 win over Mainz 05 on Sunday was overshadowed by the fact that a Dortmund fan died in the stands from an apparent heart attack, according to Reuters. 

Dortmund supporters fell silent after the news spread of the fans death and stayed silent for the rest of the match, according to reports from the stadium. 

Fans broke the silence to sing “You’ll Never Walk Alone” as Dortmund players looked on from the field.

Dortmund tweeted after the game, thanking Mainz fans for their support and saying that there are things more important than football.

According to the Mirror, the referee decided not to add any stoppage time at the end of the game. 

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