"I did not do it on purpose, we both tried to catch the ball and we hit each other. I apologise, it can happen in football." - Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Somewhat predictably, Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic dominated the Milan derby, winning the match with an early penalty against his former club with whom he had so much league success.
One of the sub-plots of the match was Ibrahimovic's battle with veteran Nerazzurri defender Marco Materazzi, as the pair have had an up and down relationship now for a number of years.
Whilst at Juventus, Ibrahimovic was the victim of a number of poor challenges from "The Matrix" - video evidence here and here: