Matt Ritchie scored probably the most weird personal targets of the season on Saturday in Newcastle’s 1-1 draw with Fulham.
The winger was unlucky to place the ball behind his personal web as the primary half was coming to an finish.
Ademola Lookman swung the ball into the center, the place defender Tosin Adarabioyo headed it down for Decordova-Reid to flick the ball in the direction of objective.
The hassle was really going extensive however bounced up awkwardly and hit Ritchie within the face and deflected in.
Former Leicester and England striker Gary Lineker loved the personal objective and posted about it on social media.
He wrote:”Matt Ritchie has simply scored probably the most comical personal targets I feel I’ve ever witnessed. Even @alanshearer couldn’t battle a chuckle after 4 replays.”
The half ended with the guests deservedly 1-Zero up and Newcastle having misfired as soon as once more.
There was extra VAR controversy within the second half as referee Graham Scott awarded the house facet a penalty after Callum Wilson went down below final man Joachim Andersen’s problem on the hour.
After consulting the pitchside display screen, the defender was despatched off as he was not making a play on the ball however first contact appeared outdoors the field and Wilson might have gone down somewhat straightforward.
Wilson stepped as much as drill the spot-kick straight down the center to degree.