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Ibrahimovic escapes punishment for ´gun gesture´

25 October 2013 16:33

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has escaped a ban for his controversial gesture during Paris Saint-Germain's clash with Toulouse in September.

The Sweden international was accused of imitating firing a gun towards the Toulouse bench in the Ligue 1 clash, which PSG won 2-0.

Ibrahimovic's actions were met with disapproval by the French game's governing body, the LFP, who summoned the former Barcelona and Inter man before a disciplinary committee.

However, the 32-year-old has escaped any serious punishment, with the LFP opting to reprimand the in-form striker.

An LFP statement read: "Upon hearing the player's representative Olivier Letang and Mr Roman Voillemot (Counsel) and reading the letter of explanation from Toulouse FC, the commission has sanctioned for Mr Zlatan Ibrahimovic a reprimand for his inappropriate gesture towards the Toulouse FC bench."

The decision means that Ibrahimovic can travel with the squad for the trip to Saint-Etienne this weekend, to face a side who took four points off PSG last term.

Coach Laurent Blanc will hope that the Swede can continue his superb recent form as they look to cement their place at the top of the table.

Ibrahimovic has scored 11 goals this season, with six of those coming in PSG's last two victories against Bastia and Anderlecht.

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2 - 2

PSG

W W W W L
Competition
Ligue 1
Date
27 October 2013
Game week
11
Kick-off
21:00
Half-time
1 - 0
Full-time
2 - 2

Goals

B. Corgnet 18'
(assist by R. Hamouma) 
1 - 0
R. Hamouma 51'  
2 - 0
2 - 1
68' E. Cavani
 (assist by Maxwell)
2 - 2
90'+3 B. Matuidi
 (assist by Lucas)

Lineups

# Player Bookings
16
24 73'
29
13
4
6
18 38' 59'
21 51'
8 18'
9 8'
17
Coach: C. Galtier
# Player Bookings
30
13 29'
17 43'
23
5
14 90+3'
8
24
10
9 68'
22
Coach: L. Blanc

Substitutes

# Player Bookings
28
7
27
10
19
26
30
# Player Bookings
7 69'
29
25
1
6
21
35

Sunday 13 July

Saturday 12 July

23:56
22:53
21:28
21:15
20:46
20:28
20:17
19:57
19:39
19:37
19:28
19:05
19:04
18:52
18:29
18:08
17:58
17:08
16:43
16:27
15:54
15:41
15:28
15:19
13:59
13:56
13:48
13:43
13:36
13:18
12:54
12:35
12:30
12:02
11:55
11:18
10:51
10:37
10:30
10:25
10:24
10:12
10:02
09:49
09:48
09:34
09:27
07:59
07:25
07:04
06:16
05:39
05:36
04:39
04:37
03:46
02:51
02:49
02:20

Friday 11 July

22:18
22:06
22:00
21:34
21:31
21:16
21:13
20:16
19:51
19:30
19:23
18:54
18:33
18:29
18:18
18:17
18:15
18:13
17:45
17:28
17:07
17:01
16:46
16:44
16:39
16:20
16:08
16:06
14:46
14:01
14:00
13:34
13:24
13:19
12:56
12:51
12:45
12:27
12:06
12:04
11:58
11:34
10:47
10:24
10:10
10:02
09:51
08:50
07:42
07:27
07:16
07:05
06:25
06:01
04:44
04:42
03:52
02:00
02:00
01:57
01:04
00:17

Ligue 1 table

# Team MP D P
1 0 +0 0
2 0 +0 0
3 0 +0 0
4 0 +0 0
5 0 +0 0
6 0 +0 0
7 0 +0 0
8 0 +0 0
9 0 +0 0
10 0 +0 0
11 0 +0 0
12 0 +0 0
13 0 +0 0
14 0 +0 0
15 0 +0 0
16 0 +0 0
17 0 +0 0
18 0 +0 0
19 0 +0 0
20 0 +0 0

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