The Swedish ace scored his 10th goal in all competitions for Manchester United, cementing his spot as the best striker in the squad.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the opening goal for Manchester United in tonight's League Cup match, but the aftermatch could have been a lot worse if he wasn't as quick on his feet as he showed.

The Swedish striker transformed Henrikh Mkhitaryan's backheel flick into the opening goal for Manchester United, but West Ham's goalkeeper nearly injured the striker with a bad-looking challenge.

Have a look at the full sequence.

Zlatan lifts the ball and clears Adrian's efforts to save it.

Adrian hits Zlatan's knee in a cringe-worthy image.

Zlatan falls to the ground, prompting reactions from his team-mates.

After the initial scare, Zlatan was able to continue.


Match details, result and original broadcast info

Manchester United 4 - 1 West Ham United

November 30, 2016 3:00pmOld Trafford (Manchester)

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