LNTUP 10 Hot Topics Of The Day By The Date 19th November 2017
Girona continued its strong debut campaign in Spain’s top division after fighting back for a 1-1 draw with Real Sociedad on Friday. Girona extended its unbeaten streak to four games as it remained in 10th place, while Sociedad stayed in seventh.
2. Draw for North East United.
In the end, Jamshedpur FC came put with a point. They made efforts to go at goal but most of this match was dominated by NorthEast United. The home side had quite a few chances but Jamshedpur FC kept fending them off. At the same time, both sides are to be blamed for a number of misplaced passes and shots.
3. North London Derby.
Shkodran Mustafi and Alexis Sanchez scored first-half goals for Arsenal in a 2-0 victory over Tottenham in the Premier League on Saturday, as the Gunners looked to restore a sense of supremacy in north London after a disastrous campaign last season.
4. Buffon is still recovering.
Gianluigi Buffon is still recovering from Italy’s failure to qualify for the World Cup and won’t play for Juventus at Sampdoria on Sunday.
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri announced Saturday that defender Andrea Barzagli also won’t play for the same reason.
5. Blow for Barcelona.
La Liga leaders Barcelona will be short of options in defence for next Sunday’s top-of-the-table clash with Valencia after Gerard Pique was suspended for the game by picking up a fifth booking of the season against Leganes on Saturday.
Pique’s absence comes after Argentina international Javier Mascherano was ruled out for a month with a muscle injury, leaving coach Ernesto Valverde with only two defenders for the crucial trip to the Mestalla in Samuel Umtiti and Thomas Vermaelen.
6. 3-0 win for Liverpool.
Liverpool continued their push towards the Premier League’s top four after Mohamed Salah scored two superb goals in a 3-0 win over Southampton on Saturday and broke former striker Robbie Fowler’s club record.
7. Bundesliga giants won another.
Bundesliga top scorer Robert Lewandowski struck twice as champions Bayern Munich eased past Augsburg 3-0 on Saturday to make it eight wins in eight games in all competitions under coach Jupp Heynckes and open up a six-point lead at the top of the table.
8. Victory for Chelsea.
Antonio Conte celebrated his 50th Premier League game as manager by watching his Chelsea side hammer West Bromwich Albion 4-0 at the Hawthorns on Saturday to make it four straight league defeats for the Baggies.
9. Rejuvenation of Suarez.
Luis Suarez scored twice to end a five-match scoring drought and help Spanish league leader Barcelona beat Leganes 3-0 on Saturday. Suarez found the net once in each half and substitute midfielder Paulinho scored late to give Barcelona its 11th win in 12 rounds.
10. Draw in Madrid Derby.
The Madrid rivals played to a scoreless draw at Atletico’s new venue on Saturday, leaving both teams further away from the Catalan club at the top of the Spanish league.