When you approach football in the kind of chest-thumping, antagonistic manner that Celtic's Scott Brown has perfected, you are going to have a target on your head.
As Brendan Rodgers' side eased to a 3-0 win at home to Ross County this afternoon that put them 12 points clear at the top of the Scottish Premiership, Brown found himself the victim of an absolutely horrendous challenge by Andrew Davies.
A straight red-card for the County captain for his tackle (assault may be a more accurate description) on the Celtic captain, you can watch the incident below.
Red card Ross County pic.twitter.com/tPiEds6IDT
— tam sellics son (@gibbygibbo1) March 31, 2018
As Brown was taking down while making a move into the County half, Davies emerges with one thing on his mind, bringing his boot down on Brown in a manner that suggests he had nothing on his mind but inflicting harm.
— Record Celtic Podcast (@DR_Celtic) March 31, 2018