NEWCASTLE’S Isaac Hayden was despatched off simply 20 minutes after approaching as an alternative in opposition to Cardiff.
The Toon midfielder was proven a straight purple within the 66th minute for going into the again of Josh Murphy.
Hayden is the primary sub to be given a straight purple card within the Prem since Hal Robson-Kanu for West Brom in opposition to Burnley in August final yr.
One irate fan blasted Hayden for his “absolute insanity”.
In reality Rafa Benitez’s facet have been fortunate to not be all the way down to 9 males after Kenedy’s kick within the first half.
The Brazilian winger, 22, booted Victor Camarasa’ shin and despatched him tumbling to the bottom.
One viewer mentioned: “Isaac Hayden turned the autumn man for Kenedy.”
One other posted: “Do not understand how anybody can argue that wasn’t a purple card by Isaac Hayden.
“Beautiful Sunday league deal with, horrible Premier League deal with. He seemed thus far behind the sport even when he got here on.”
A fellow viewer wrote: “Seen it coming. Isaac Hayden has had a shocker of a day and caps it with a purple card.”
One mentioned: “Isaac Hayden on to forestall the double yellow will get a straight purple…”
One other tweeted: “Isaac Hayden present some f***ing class and dignity if Rafa decides to position his belief in you.”
The sport completed Zero-Zero after Kenedy noticed his injury-time penalty saved by Neil Etheridge.