Flare hits Hannover bench in Wolfsburg Bundesliga match

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Wolfsburg have apologised after a flare thrown by their fans hit the Hannover bench before Tuesday's Bundesliga match.

Bild reported that a team doctor, physio and reserve goalkeeper were on the bench but escaped injury.

Kick-off was briefly delayed before visitors Wolfsburg won 4-0 with Andre Schurrle scoring a hat-trick

"We condemn the scenes before kick-off," said Wolfsburg sports director Klaus Allofs.

"I apologise to the Hanoverians that they have been put at risk."

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