LNTUP 10 Hot Topics of The Day By the date 1st Nov 2017
1.Return of Kane.
Tottenham striker Harry Kane is back in training and could face Real Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday.
“We have one more day to assess him. But it may be possible he can be available tomorrow. I don’t want to say 100 percent. He trained today but it is important we make the right decision.” Tottenham manager said.
— Harry Kane (@HKane) October 31, 2017
2. Shocking defeat for Chelsea.
Some unexpected results this time and top of that list is the 3-0 mauling that Chelsea suffered at the hands of Roma. Chelsea don’t have the best of records against Italian opposition and they are not in the best of spots at the moment but they were especially lacklustre in Rome.
— Kevin Strootman (@Kevin_strootman) October 31, 2017
3. Comfortable 2-0 win for the Red Devils
Manchester United sealed its fourth straight win in the Champions League group stage by beating Benfica 2-0 after another moment to forget for teenage goalkeeper Mile Svilar. An own goal and a Daley Blind strike sealed the game.
Manchester United vs Benfica Match Analysis:https://t.co/tPv9BXS7r2
RETWEETS AND FOLLOWS APPRECIATED ⚽🔴⚽🔴#TheUnitedDevils
— The United Devils (@TheUnitedDevils) November 1, 2017
4. Round of 16 for PSG.
Left back Layvin Kurzawa scored a second-half hat trick as Paris Saint-Germain crushed Anderlecht 5-0 to reach the knockout stages of the Champions League on Tuesday.
PSG, who are unbeaten this season, could have had more goals but squandered five clear scoring opportunities before Marco Verratti opened the scoring in the 30th minute with a well-taken effort.
— PSG English (@PSG_English) October 31, 2017
5. Celtic victory for the Bayern’s.
Kingsley Coman and Javi Martinez fired Bayern Munich into the knockout stages of the Champions League, netting a goal each as they beat Celtic 2-1 in their Group B clash on Tuesday to make it two wins out of two against the Scottish champions.
— John Bradshaw (@JBLuvsCeltic) October 31, 2017
6. Draw for Simeone.
Atletico, who were held to a goalless stalemate by Qarabag two weeks ago in Baku, also finished with 10 men when Stefan Savic earned a second booking in the 88th minute. The have won only one of their last eight games in all competitions after a dismal 1-1 draw at home to Qarabag on Wednesday left his side almost certainly facing an early Champions League exit.
— Atlético de Madrid (@atletienglish) October 31, 2017
7. This time threat for Deschamps.
French football federation president Noel Le Graet said he was adopting a “very careful” approach after a photoshopped image of national team coach Didier Deschamps emerged accompanied by threats from Islamic State sympathisers.
— SITE Intel Group (@siteintelgroup) October 27, 2017
France’s Interior Minister Gerard Collomb “is taking care of it very directly and therefore I can’t provide any more information. In any event, we are very careful with what’s been said,” Le Graet told a press conference Tuesday.
8. FIFA agrees to TV rights to CCTV until 2022.
FIFA has extended its rights deal with China’s state broadcaster which has run since the 1978 World Cup.
The global soccer body said on Wednesday that it has agreed to grant China Central Television (CCTV) the exclusive media rights in China for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, which will be held in Russia and Qatar respectively.
— TV Sports Markets (@TVSportsMarkets) November 1, 2017
9. Charlie Adam wants to be with Stoke City.
Stoke City midfielder Charlie Adam would be happy to extend his five-year stay at the Premier League club as long as he gets t first-team playing time.The 31-year-old was left on the bench for eight league games this season before making a two-minute cameo in last Saturday’s 1-0 win at Watford.
Charlie Adam could consider Stoke City future because of so long on the bench pic.twitter.com/GXoUI8MWSF
— Sportalaw (@sportalaw) November 1, 2017
10. Twitter promoting Qatar attacks.
Twitter is promoting anonymous posts attacking Qatar’s hosting of the 2022 World Cup just as it faces scrutiny over the limited disclosure of information about political advertising linked to Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.