The numbers confirm just how important Ibrahimovic is to AC Milan
With his return in AC Milan, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has started new cycle in the season for the rossoneri. Before his arrival AC Milan looked like team without any organization and leadership, however Zlatan with his arrival changed many things.
Since his return Zlatan only missed one game for the rossoneri, the one which was played the past weekend with Hellas Verona . The absence of the Swedish legend was very visible, as the team looked far less organized than usual. This is confirmed by the statistical numbers as well.
When Ibrahimovic plays for AC Milan, the rossoneri have average goal per game of 1.5, while when he is not they have 0.5. Also AC Milan concedes more goals when Zlatan is not on the field, when Ibra plays the rossoneri conceded is 0.9 while when he is not playing the team concedes 1.5 goals per game.
The team is more motivated when Ibrahimovic is on the field, when he plays there are 18.5 shots per game, while when Zlatan is not on the field there are 15.3 shots per game.