A draw at Old Trafford.
A last-gasp yet promising loss to the hottest team in the Premier League.
Apparently that’s enough to get you fired these days at Craven Cottage.
Just as Fulham were starting to turn things around in their ill-fated season, first-year owner Shahid Khan and his underling Alistair Mackintosh have hit the reset button.
A stunned Rene Meulensteen took the news like a champ, saying all the right things despite the decision coming as a “surprise” to the Dutchman, but apparently he could feel it coming for some time.
“You know that you’re playing with a deck of cards that are not yours,” the 49-year-old told BBC 5 Live minutes after the news broke.
There are still plenty of problems with the club, but nobody can fix the league’s most porous defense in a couple of months.
Meulensteen had injected a feeling of youth into the London…
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