Oghenekaro Etebo received his first career red card in an English Championship game between Stoke City and Derby County today.
The red card to the Super Eagles midfielder did not stop them from recording a 2-1 win at the bet365 Stadium.
Stoke City who were relegated last season is seeking a swift return to the Premier League and took the lead through Sam Clucas in the 24th minute.
While with the lead Etebo received his marching orders after a tackle on Derby defender Richard Keogh in the 33rd minute.
Stoke City took the lead into the break and Harry Wilson equalised in the 50th minute before Thomas Ince scored what turned out to be the winning goal in the 64th minute.
The 22-year-old who joined Stoke City during the summer transfer window is expected to miss the next their next three matches due to a three-match suspension which is expected to be the punishment for his actions.
The midfielder has been impressive for Stoke City since his move despite their struggling start to the season.
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