VIDEO: Ayovi shown straight red for De Jong-style tackle

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The 37-year-old defender sunk his studs into an opponent's chest whilst trying to bring a loose ball under control

Veteran Monterrey defender Walter Ayovi earned himself a straight red card for a reckless, if slightly unlucky, high-studded challenge on Cruz Azul’s Jorge Benitez during their Liga-MX clash.

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The 37-year-old Ecuadorian didn’t see his opponent as he turned around with his leg held high, and ended up hitting Benitez square in the stomach.

The attacker stayed on the ground for a few minutes after the coming together but was then able to continue the match, which ended in a 2-2 draw.

Check out the match footage above!

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