The Cottagers are not looking forward to facing Leeds next weekend with their current first-choice goalkeeper suspended...
As many supporters in west London have pointed out, however, Marcus Bettinelli's sending off against Watford means things are even worse: the Cottagers will be without their main goalkeeper when they travel to Leeds next weekend.
In fact, they are now dreading the prospect of Kiraly facing Leeds United...
"You've got to learn from it and there's quite a lot we can learn from that,'' Fulham boss Kit Symons told Sky Sports after the heavy defeat. "There is a lot of hard work and a lot of improving to be done.
"We started very poorly and Watford came out all guns blazing. We gave a way bad goal and then the sending-off makes life difficult. We had a mountain to climb.
"After the break there was a wonder strike and a sloppy late goal, but the players showed good character in the second half.''
Ross McCormack, of course, left Leeds for Fulham in the summer, meaning there is sure to be heavy interest in the Championship clash between the two sides. If Kiraly plays in goal, however, Fulham fans on Twitter after last night's game wondered if Leeds United will have a field day...
If Kiraly starts in goal for us against Leeds, a cardiac arrest is definitely on the cards for myself.— Jaik Bramley-Fenton (@JaikBFenton) December 6, 2014
The Leeds supporters are going to love Kiraly and his trackies— Luke Condé (@LukeConde) December 5, 2014
Leeds away with Kiraly in goal ... Ouch— FulhamAwayDay (@FulhamAwayDay) December 5, 2014
Waits for team sheet at 2pm next week... Sees if Kiraly is in goal and puts mortgage on Leeds win— MJG (@1966MJG) December 5, 2014
Next weekend just gets better in Leeds though. We get 90 mins of Kiraly. Is that a goal every 15 mins he now concedes?— Matthew Chart (@matt_chart) December 5, 2014
Kiraly in goal at Leeds. Can't wait already.— Gerry Pimm (@gerrypimm) December 5, 2014
Leeds v Kiraly lmao— dom (@Domanom_) December 5, 2014