Zlatan Ibrahimovic is currently second in the MLS Golden Boot race, if you can even call it a race. Josef Martinez is blowing the competition away with 26 goals in 24 appearances so far for Atlanta United.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic criticizes one-game suspension
Ibra’s got a right to feel aggrieved. The veteran striker who tore ligaments in his knee 16 months ago has routinely skipped games on turf fields but was nonetheless unable to participate in Saturday’s loss to the Rapids, a defeat that snapped LA’s nine-game unbeaten streak.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic will skip MLS All-Star Game, earns 1-game suspension as a result
"I am disappointed to miss the 2018 All-Star game against Juventus, one of my former clubs," Ibrahimovic said in a statement released by the club. "I want to thank the fans for voting me to the team. My main focus is to score goals and help the LA Galaxy to the playoffs."
Zlatan Ibrahimovic skipping MLS All-Star Game & missing match vs. Rapids
On the one hand, I wonder if they aren’t super concerned about their match vs. the struggling Rapids since LA is sitting pretty in third place with 35 points. On the other hand, there are only five points separating second place and sixth place in the Western Conference, so I’d think they’d want to but their best starting XI forward in every game, especially against conference rivals. Maybe the risk wasn’t worth it.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores twice for LA Galaxy on return from suspension but is on losing side against Dallas
After the video assistant referee was called upon, Ibra gets his red card and will be suspended for the next match, with the league having the opportunity to suspend him further if they so choose.
QUAKE NEWS: Carson Streets Littered With Discarded Tickets After Zlatan Suspension | The Garlic
Following news that Zlatan Ibrahimovic, a mild-mannered athlete from Scandinavia, was facing suspension stemming from a red card, ticket prices have plummeted to record lows. The anticipated attendance is expected to dwindle for Friday’s match at the aptly named StubHub Center.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Calls Suspension for Skipping MLS All-Star Game “Ridiculous”
Los Angeles Galaxy star Zlatan Ibrahimovic isn’t too happy about the fact that he was suspended for last weekend after skipping MLS All-Star game. The fact that Galaxy lost 1-2 to Colorado Rapids made things just worse, and Ibra decided to speak out publicly about his disagreement with league’s policy.
Zlatan-less LA Galaxy travel to face Colorado Rapids
LOS ANGELES — The Galaxy will be without forward and leading goal scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic when they head to Colorado for a Saturday matchup against the Rapids. Kickoff is scheduled for 9 p.m. ET at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City. Here are a few things you should know before the match: