Ghanaian midfielder Elvis Sakyi was shown the red card when Maccabi Petah Tikva saw off Hapoel Haifa in the Israeli Premier League.
Petah Tikva with 10-men still managed to record a 2-0 victory on Saturday at the HaMoshava stadium.
Sakyi was sent off in the 30th following a bad tackle on a opponent.
Petah Tikva are currently topping the Israeli top division league standings after four games having amassed 9 points.
Sakyi who joined from Maltese side Senglea Athletics this summer has played all matches so far in the season.