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Ex-Man United Teammates Lukaku, Ibrahimovic Clash In Milan Derby

Ex-Man United Teammates Lukaku, Ibrahimovic Clash In Milan Derby

Former Manchester United teammates 
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku clashed during a heated Milan derby in the Italian Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday.

Milan’s Ibrahimovic and Inter’s Lukaku were both booked following a spat at the end of the first half, which continued into the tunnel during the interval.

The pair could be seen – and heard on television due to the San Siro being empty – exchanging insults as Lukaku had to be restrained by his team-mates as he attempted to confront the Swedish forward.

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Ibrahimovic, who had given Milan a first-half lead, was sent off after picking up a second yellow card after the break, while Lukaku levelled with a penalty before Christian Eriksen struck a stoppage-time winner for Inter to send them through with a 2-1 win.

Ibrahimovic and Lukaku spent the 2017-18 season as team-mates at Old Trafford, with the Belgian having previously said he was able to learn from his fellow striker during that period.

However, there appeared to be a lack of goodwill between the pair as what started as an exchange of words led to the pair going head to head.

The Coppa Italia clash came with the sides also fighting at the top of the Serie A table, with AC Milan two points clear of second-placed Inter at the halfway stage of the season.

The other three quarter-final ties are to follow on Wednesday and Thursday, with fellow Serie A title contenders Juventus, Napoli, Atalanta and Lazio all still in the competition.

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  • GLORY 5 months ago

    You think say na Onouha, you for let Lukaku head you sleep forever. Yeye boy. So so fight fight, nor let Onuoha rest. Abeg ee. Yeye.