Ibrahimovic's Champions League ban cut so free to play

Reuters , Tuesday 26 Mar 2013

Paris St Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be free to face former club Barcelona in the Champions League next week after his two-match suspension was halved on appeal, UEFA said in a statement on Tuesday

aris Saint Germain's Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after he scored a goal against Saint-Etienne during their French League One soccer match in Saint-Etienne, central France, Sunday, March 17, 2013 (Photo: AP)

The volatile Swede was sent off in the last 16 first leg match with Valencia after lunging at full back Andres Guardado with his studs up in PSG's 2-1 victory in Spain. He served the first match of the ban in the second leg.

PSG host the first leg of their quarter-final tie on April 2 with the return in Barcelona on April 10.

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