Sunday March 13 2011
Allegri: 'Ibra mustn't get irritable'

Max Allegri admits Milan “expected to win against Bari, but Zlatan Ibrahimovic must not get so irritable” after his red card.

The Swede was sent off for a reaction foul when the Rossoneri were losing 1-0 at San Siro, but Antonio Cassano snatched a late point.

“We knew it wasn't a game that was under lock and key before kick-off, but it got complicated with that goal in the first half,” said the Coach of a 1-1 draw.

“Bari did well to make the most of their only real chance. We were just too distracted on their free kick and should've avoided it.

“We created so many scoring opportunities and played an excellent second half. Everyone expected to win, but we are still five points clear at the top of the table and that's not to be sniffed at.”

Ibrahimovic had a nightmare game, seeing a goal disallowed for his handling offence and then sent off for a reaction dig in the ribs.

“Unfortunately he reacted. Zlatan was calm during the week and wanted to get back to scoring from open play. He moved well, but he mustn't get so irritable if he hasn't scored in a month.”

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