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



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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