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Ibra, Lukaku Escape Extra Ban After Milan Derby Tussle

Ibra, Lukaku Escape Extra Ban After Milan Derby Tussle

Milan club forwards, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku have avoided extra suspensions following their tussle in the Milan derby Italian Cup quarter-final last week, an Italian sports court said on Friday.

Both players have each received a one-game ban.

AC Milan’s Ibrahimovic was dismissed for a second yellow card after the head-to-head confrontation with Inter Milan’s Lukaku, who was also booked.

As Lukaku had already been booked in the competition, he misses Tuesday’s semi-final with Juventus through an accumulation of cards.

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Inter Milan had progressed 2-1 from the fiery last-eight clash with their city rivals.

Ibrahimovic received the standard ban for a red card which will apply for the next Italian Cup match he could play.

Sweden’s Ibrahimovic also denied racism played a part in the incident, tweeting: “In Zlatan’s world there is no place for racism

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