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‘We are all equal’ – Ibrahimovic denies racially abusing Lukaku in Milan derby

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AC Milan forward, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has quenched suggestions that he racially abused Inter’s Romelu Lukaku during the Milan derby on Tuesday night.

Both players were involved in a number of incidents on the pitch during the game, and had a face-off before Ibrahimovic was eventually shown a red card.

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Ibrahimovic was dismissed 13 minutes into the second half for a foul on former Manchester City defender Aleksandar Kolarov.

Inter eventually won the game 2-1, courtesy of an Eriksen winner in the 97th minute after Lukaku had scored a 72nd-minute penalty to cancel Ibrahimovic’s 31st-minute opener.

The dramatic Coppa Italia victory sent Inter to the semifinals of the competition.

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