AC Milan’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic was sent off earlier than forgotten man Christian Eriksen fired a dramatic late winner to earn Inter Milan a 2-1 victory in a fiery Coppa Italia quarter-final within the San Siro on Tuesday.
Ibrahimovic’s match began in sometimes medical trend in entrance of purpose after the evergreen Swede beautifully fired residence within the thirty first minute to provide Milan the lead — his eighth purpose in seven appearances for Milan in opposition to Inter in all competitions.
As the primary half drew to a detailed, Ibrahimovic was booked for his half in a conflict with Inter’s Romelu Lukaku, with the pair, former crew mates at Manchester United, persevering with their argument down the tunnel at halftime.
Both appeared to have calmed down after the break, however Ibrahimovic picked up his second yellow for a visit on Aleksandar Kolarov and was sent off within the 58th minute.
Inter took benefit of the additional man, with their prime goalscorer Lukaku firing a 71st-minute penalty into the web off the underside of the crossbar to equalise.
Inter bombarded the Milan purpose however couldn’t discover a winner till substitute Eriksen stepped up with a stoppage-time free kick to e-book his aspect a semi-final conflict with both Juventus or SPAL who play on Wednesday.