VIDEO: Watch Zlatan's karate kick on the St Etienne goalkeeper

The PSG talisman was rightly shown a straight red for the horrible challenge last night.

LIGUE 1 LEADERS Paris Saint-German suffered their first league defeat of their season last night and it was no surprise that they did so without top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic on the pitch.

The Swedish star was shown a straight red in the 70th minute after catching St Etienne goalkeeper Stephane Ruffier in the chest with a ‘kung-fu’ style kick. Gabon international Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang, who is fast becoming one of the best strikers in the league, came off the bench to score the winner for Les Verts.

Watch the Ibra incident below. It isn’t a million miles away from Nigel de Jong on Xabi Alonso in the 2010 World Cup final:

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(h/t: 101greatgoals)

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