Fantasy soccer fan loses thoughts as keeper who did not play will get booked on bench

We’ve all fallen foul of the notoriously merciless Fantasy Football gods sooner or later, however that is simply ridiculous.

Several gamers acquired the mom of all rage-inducing factors deductions after goalkeeper Matt Turner picked up a yellow card regardless of not taking part in a minute of Nottingham Forest’s win over Fulham on Tuesday (April 2).

The American was booked for stopping a fast Fulham restart after leaving the subs bench to kick a second ball onto the sphere mid-way by means of the second half. Whether it was intentional or unintended stays to be seen, however referee Michael Oliver refused to provide him the advantage of the doubt and pulled out a yellow card.

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Brazenly risking one other reserving, Turner reacted to the choice by blurting out the phrases “f*** off” – which is precisely how we think about each Fantasy Football participant who had the 29-year-old of their staff reacted once they observed he’d been docked a degree.

Painfully sufficient, one X consumer had Turner on his bench, however as a result of his first-choice goalkeeper was injured, the American was robotically dragged into the aspect – bringing his -1 rating with him – despite the fact that he hadn’t featured within the match.

He fumed: “Are you actually kidding me? I have [Alphonse] Areola as my starting keeper (injured) and my sub keeper Turner hasn’t played in months. And somehow, this of all weeks the useless c*** gets himself booked ON THE SUBS BENCH.”

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Matt Turner's profile on Fantasy Football
The yellow card meant Turner scored -1 for the day, regardless of not even participating

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Despite Turner’s misbehaviour, Forest sealed a 3-1 win to maneuver three factors away from the relegation zone. Goals from Callum Hudson-Odoi, Chris Wood and Morgan Gibbs-White made the distinction on the City Ground, with Tosin Adarabioyo grabbing a comfort for the guests.

Turner has made 20 appearances in all competitions since becoming a member of Forest from Arsenal in the summertime. He spent the primary half of the marketing campaign because the membership’s No. 1 goalkeeper however has since been unseated by Matz Sels, who arrived from Strasbourg in January.

Despite his struggles within the UK, Turner has been USA’s first selection stopper for 3 years, with 39 caps beneath his belt. He additionally solid a profitable profession in MLS, making over 100 appearances for New England Revolution.