By scoring both goals, Ibrahimovic has now netted in every year since 1999 - an incredible record.
It should have come as little surprise to the Sardinians, though. In each of their six previous matches against Ibrahimovic, the big attacker has found the net.
📷 Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Match Snapshot
⚽ ⏱️ 7' Just seven minutes into the match, Ibrahimovic was on the scoresheet. Chasing a long ball into the box, he is clumsily fouled by Babis Lykogiannis. From the penalty spot, Ibrahimovic went left as the keeper went the other way. 1-0.
⚽ ⏱️ 54' Ibrahimovic beats the offside trap to reach a long diagonal and shows strength to fend off a defender. He dispatches a shot across the goalkeeper and into the corner.
〽️ Zlatan: Rating Week-on-Week
Ibrahimovic had been on the sidelines for six weeks and was making his first league start since scoring a double against Napoli in November.
He scored a 9 FC Rating in that match and got a 8.5 FC Rating in this encounter. For a player sidelined for so long, this was an incredible display.
🗝️ Key Stats
Zlatan match stats
|FC Rating||8.7||FC Man of the Match|
|On Target||3||Rank #1|
|Touches In Box||9||Rank #1|
|Duels won||11||Rank #1|
|Headers won||7||Rank #1|
Zlatan Ibrahimovic: What Next?
Milan have moved three points clear at the top of the table and the aim will clearly be to stay there.
The Rossoneri are set to be depleted when they play Atalanta next weekend, and Ibrahimovic will have to be at his best in that clash to keep their fine run going.