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Why Ibrahimovic will relish playing Saint-Etienne

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Pin Zlatan Ibrahimovic has an incredible record of scoring against Saint-Etienne. Goal
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has an incredible record of scoring against Saint-Etienne. Goal

Why Ibrahimovic will relish playing Saint-Etienne

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The veteran Swedish striker has scored an unbelievable 14 goals against the Ligue 1 club, his best record against a single opponent in his entire club career.

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will surely be delighted to have learned who the club will face in the Europa League last 32.

The Sweden international, who signed for United on a free transfer in the summer, has an unbelievable goal record against Saint-Etienne having scored against them 14 times.

And that has been achieved in just 13 matches against the Ligue 1 club, with Ibrahimovic having netted three in his last two against Christophe Galtier's side.

Indeed, Ibrahimovic's outstanding record against Saint-Etienne is his best against any opponent he's faced before, with the 35-year-old having scored 12 against Palermo and 11 against Nice and Marseille respectively.

In terms of matches won, the former PSG forward has beaten Saint-Etienne on nine occasions, while he has drawn three and lost one.

He also been handed a red card against United's Europa League opponents, with the Swede being given his marching orders for a high boot into the chest of goalkeeper Stephane Ruffier back in 2012.

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