League rejects appeal on Ibrahimovic ban
The Italian league has rejected an appeal from AC Milan to
reduce Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s three-match ban for insulting a
Ibrahimovic has already sat out a 3-0 win over Sampdoria last
weekend, and he’ll also miss games against Brescia and Bologna.
Ibrahimovic was also banned for punching a defender in the
stomach last month. That ban was reduced from three to two matches
Milan has a six-point lead over Napoli at the top of the table,
with five matches remaining in Serie A.
Ibrahimovic was expected to play against Palermo in the first
leg of the Italian Cup semifinals Wednesday.