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Zlatan Ibrahimovic involved in collision with Seamus Coleman

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There wasn’t too much quality on show when Everton clashed with Manchester United at Goodison Park on Sunday afternoon.

Both sides were sloppy on the ball and quality moments were few and far between.

In truth, there was only one real moment of quality - and that almost won the match for United. Anthony Martial played a ball through to Zlatan Ibrahimovic - who made the most of a crazy decision from Marten Stekelenburg to rush out of him goal to lob the ball over him.

However, United couldn't hold onto their lead as substitute Marouane Fellaini conceded a late penalty just minutes after entering the pitch.

However, Ibrahimovic was involved in another talking point in the second-half.

The former Paris Saint-German star collided with Seamus Coleman, with the forward landing on top of the Irishman. Ibrahimovic’s right foot then collided with Coleman’s head.

Was it accidental? Was it on purpose?

It’s certainly hard to tell and Twitter couldn’t make up their mind. Some claimed he should be retrospectively punishment for his act:

However, some believe that it was a pure accident:

Either way, Coleman soon had to go off following the clash. To be fair, if someone of Ibrahimovic’s size had landed on us, we’d be struggling as well.

The Red Devils couldn't hold onto the lead Ibrahimovic had given them - his 45th goal in 50 appearances in 2016 a tally that only Lionel Messi can better.

The draw means Mourinho’s side up to sixth in the table, nine points behind rivals Liverpool and Manchester City who are third and fourth respectively.

While they won't be happy with only leaving Merseyside with a point, they are now unbeaten in five league match and appear to be putting a good run together.

Whether Ibrahimovic will face a ban remains to be seen.

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Wayne Rooney
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic
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