01/31/2012 03:53 EST | Updated 04/01/2012 05:12 EDT

Supporter handcuffs himself to goal post during Everton's league match against Man City

LIVERPOOL, England - A fan interrupted Everton's home match against Manchester City for several minutes Tuesday after handcuffing himself to a goal post.

The supporter invaded the Goodison Park pitch about five minutes before halftime and handcuffed himself to City goalkeeper Joe Hart's left post. Police officers took about three minutes to uncut him from the post before the Premier League match could resume with the score still at 0-0.