Yves Bissouma was proven a straight pink card after a harmful excessive foot left Newcastle defender Jamal Lewis in some discomfort on the deck.
The Brighton midfielder even earned comparisons to WWE legend Shawn Michaels after his tried flick become a reckless problem.
Watching Bissouma trudge down the tunnel at St James’ Park is unlikely to have spoilt what was in any other case a really entertaining afternoon for Graham Potter.
Tariq Lamptey ripped the Mapgpies to shreds as Brighton to safe a snug 3-Zero victory within the north east.
The 19-year-old wing-back left Newcastle in disarray as Potter’s males raced right into a 2-Zero lead courtesy of Neal Maupay’s double contained in the opening seven minutes earlier than Aaron Connolly wrapped up a complete 3-Zero win regardless of Bissouma’s late dismissal.
The 24-year-old tried a flick behind his head while tussling for the ball, but missed it utterly and caught the opposing full-back sq. within the face.
Shawn Michaels made the transfer his personal throughout his WWE profession, with the ‘Candy Chin Music’ leaving loads of opponents decked on the canvas.
Fortunately, Lewis was in a position to beat the rely on this occasion though supervisor Steve Bruce confirmed his new signing had a taken a knock from the problem.
“Jamal has a nasty eye damage. We’ll see how unhealthy it’s,” he mentioned. “We’re not too involved in regards to the minimize however he may need an abrasion in his eye.”