Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Lapresse)
Ibrahimovic expelled, Milan wins in Parma
The Milan vince 2-1 a Parma (goals on Rebic e Kessie for the Rossoneri, it shortens Gagliolo for the Ducals and closes Rafael Leao) and takes three heavy points in the race for the top four places. But it is there that takes the leadexpulsion of Zlatan Ibrahimovic (decisive on the Rossoneri networks). A direct red for which he risks a couple of rounds of disqualification (he would miss the San Siro matches against Genoa and Sassuolo).
Parma 1-3 Milan, Ibrahimovic sent off. Pioli: “Zlatan told me he didn’t offend the referee”
Stefano Pioli spoke ofexpulsion of Ibrahimovic in the post game of Parma v AC Milan. “Zlatan told me that he discussed with the referee, that it lasted some time but he did not disrespect him and above all he did not offend him – this is the story of the Rossoneri coach at Sky -. Ibra he told me the last sentence he would have addressed to the referee, ‘then you don’t care what I say’. But now of course I will have to talk to him again. “Then the Milan coach added at the press conference:” As often happens, the truth lies somewhere in between. To me Zlatan said he did not offend the referee. What if he disrespected he would be the first to apologize to his teammates and the referee. There was a discussion but no offense. I’m sorry because Ibra was doing well on the pitch. We have to use other resources, we have strong players to replace him well “.
Ibrahimovic expelled from Maresca. Zlatan’s words. Did the referee get it wrong?
A Milan TV the episode that led to the expulsion of Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the 60th minute of Parma-Milan (the Rossoneri led 2-0): isolating and increasing the volume of the audio of the field, to try to understand what could have brought thereferee Maresca to decide for the expulsion of the AC Milan striker. From the video you can hear Ibra (who was complaining about a push from behind just before), after a foul whistled on Calhanoglu, arguing with the referee saying: “It seems strange to me, huh?”. After comes the Red card directed by Maresca.
That the referee has heard wrong (Ibrahimovic was several meters from him), exchanging Zlatan’s words for an insult and that this audio can lead to clarify the situation? Episode that will cause discussion and it will be necessary to wait for the referee’s report which will be analyzed at the beginning of the week by the Sports Judge.
Ibrahimovic sent off. Donnarumma: “What are you doing Maresca”. And those words of Antonio Conte in Udine …
After theexpulsion of Ibrahimovic, it has been heard Donnarumma yelling at the referee: “What are you doing Maresca? Always the protagonists we must do …”. Phrase that brought to mind the words of Antonio Conte. After being sent off in the Udinese-Inter match, the Nerazzurri coach then took it out on the referee. “Always you, even in the Var, always you”.
Ibrahimovic-Milan, close contract renewal
Meanwhile, Ibrahimovic is one step away from renewing his contract with Milan, as confirmed by Paolo Maldini before the match against Parma. “We are very close to the agreement, only small details are missing”.