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04th Mar 2017

Absolute madness at Old Trafford as Zlatan Ibrahimovic avoids red card for exacting brutal revenge

All kicked off

Patrick McCarry

A regular game of football for 42 minutes until it all kicked off.

Manchester United went in level at 1-1 with Bournemouth at half-time of their Premier League clash. What started as an open, flowing game ended up with Gary Neville likening it to a UFC brawl.

There were some feisty challenges flying about but United took the lead through Marcos Rojo. The Cherries equalised through a Josh King penalty after a rash Phil Jones challenge.

Then, less than a second after Wayne Rooney was scythed down, Tyrone Mings stamped on the prone head of Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Play was waved on and it took the Swede less than a minute to exact revenge by elbowing Mings in the head.

“He deserves what he got,” claimed Jamie Carragher on Sky Sports at half-time.

Amid the chaos, Andrew Surman pushed Ibrahimovic and was sent off for his second yellow card. Somehow, the United striker got just a yellow card and all Mings got was several minutes of treatment.

No-one seemed happy with the crazy developments.

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