Man United fans think Zlatan Ibrahimovic's ban shows the big, bad FA are out to get them
So there you have it, Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be suspended for the next three games after admitting an FA charge of violent conduct for elbowing Tyrone Mings.
The incident took place during Manchester United's 1-1 draw with Bournemouth on Saturday afternoon and came minutes after Mings had appeared to stamp on the Swede's
swede head. Mings has also been charged with violent conduct as a result.
As for Ibrahimovic, United's leading scorer this season with 26 goals, he'll now miss the FA Cup quarter final at Chelsea this weekend, followed by league matches at Middlesbrough and at home to West Brom.
Although plenty of United fans accepted the fact that not even Zlatan can get away with elbowing someone in the face, a good number of them were still annoyed that the incident occurred after Mings' stamp - pointing out that if the referee had dismissed the Bournemouth defender, their top scorer wouldn't now be receiving a ban.
If the Ref sent off Mings, Zlatan elbowing Mings wouldn't even have happened.
— Sattissh ⎊ (@HerSakai) March 7, 2017
FA rules can only retro punish off ball incidents not seen...Zlatan headed ball for goal kick ref saw it so this is a joke?
— Malcolm Lawrence (@lawr885) March 7, 2017
fucking bullshit, this would never have happened if mings got sent off
— Gohan (@Jiren_) March 7, 2017
If the refs had actually seen and sent off the cleat stomp, the elbow would never happened.
— Giovanni Viveros (@gioslice1995) March 7, 2017
yet again the FA strike again boring shower of useless old timers get a grip someone stamps on my head they won't get away with it
— Carl (@Acarljackson) March 7, 2017
if Tyrone Mings was sent off straight away Zlatan wouldn't be serving a 3 game ban
— Cozzy Matt🏴 (@cozzy_matt) March 7, 2017
We're sure supporters of rival clubs will feel incredibly sorry for their United counterparts.
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