Zlatan Ibrahimović calls opposition coach “little bi***” while he scores hat trick Magic over LAFC
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored his consecutive hat trick in Major League Soccer and decimated rival Los Angeles FC 3-2 in an exciting friday night in their first meeting of the season.
Ibrahimovic — is second in the league with 16 goals.He scored in the eighth, 56th and 70th minutes.
The 37-year-old Swedish star’s first MLS hat trick came last season against Orlando City.
Ibrahimovic scored six goals in four matches against LAFC in the rivalry nicknamed “El Trafico”.
MLS scoring leader Carlos Vela scored twice for LAFCs. The forward has 21 goals in 20 games and is the fastest to reach 20 goals in a season in MLS history.
Zlatan was seen in a video (clip above) telling a member of Bob Bradley’s backroom staff: “Go home, you little bi***!”.
After the final whistle of the derby, temperature ran high as Zlatangot into argument with one of LAFC coaches in the middle of the Dignity Health Sports Park.
LAFC dropped just its third match in 21 matches. It leads MLS by 46 points, but it has not been able to beat its rival during its two seasons.
LAFC (14-3-4) opened the score card in the fourth minute with the help of Vela when he converted converted on a penalty kick. He also drew the penalty when Galaxy goalkeeper David Bingham came off his line and upended the forward near the goal.
Ibrahimovic evened it four minutes later when he got the feed from Julian Araujo, split defenders Walker Zimmerman and Eddie Segura and fired a shot from the top of the box that beat Tyler Miller.
Ibrahimovic then gave the Galaxy the lead 11 minutes into the second half when he took a pass from Diego Polenta, went over Jordan Harvey and headed it into the net.
He completed the hat trick 14 minutes later with a blast from 21 yards out off Favio Alvarez’s pass.