West Ham record signing Marko Arnautovic was sent off for a mindless elbow on Southampton’s Jack Stephens.
And Twitter users reacted in equal parts pain and pleasure as Slaven Bilic’s side went behind early on at St Mary’s.
Stoke fans furious at Mark Arnautovic joining West Ham try to burn his shirt in disgust - but can't light it properly
The striker looked shocked at his red card @Temphiz posted: "Marko Arnautovic is a very daft footballer.
A fuming Hammers fan said: "Marko Arnautovic is such a mug, f***ed over the rest of the team now just 'cause the ref wasn't giving decisions his way.
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