The Polish Ekstraklasa game between Korona Kielce and GKS Belchatow was thrown into chaos when referee Sebastian Jarzebak mistakenly blew the final whistle after just 80 minutes.
Jarzebak looked at his watch and called a halt to proceedings with over 10 minutes still to play.
Incredulous players remonstrated with the referee, while television commentators were heard laughing.
Jarzebak went over to the touchline to consult with the fourth official and had his error pointed out.
Meanwhile, Belchatow coach Maciej Bartoszek, whose team were 3-1 down at the time, encouraged his players to leave the pitch in the hope of a replay.
His efforts proved fruitless, however. The players returned to the field and completed the rest of the game, which produced no more goals.