LNTUP 10 Hot Topics of The Day By the date 20th November
1.Australia Coach’s future will be decided this week.
Australia coach Ange Postecoglou said on Sunday he was “not locked into a position” on his future in the job but will decide this week whether to resign or take the Socceroos to next year’s World Cup in Russia.
Ange Postecoglou: “I won my first championship when I was 31yo (@smfc)…I can coach for another 20Y and I’ll always be an outsider in Australian football. I don’t have the glittering @Socceroos career…” #WHACK! #HONvAUS #aleague #ffacup #ps4npl pic.twitter.com/U0ykeHoxvh
— Mike (@smfcmike) November 15, 2017
2. Bengaluru FC starts with a bang.
It was an easy game for Bengaluru FC, who started their first ever ISL campaign with a 2-0 victory over Mumbai City FC. Led by Indian captain Sunil Chhetri.
— Indian Super League (@IndSuperLeague) November 20, 2017
3. 3-2 for FC Goa.
After two goalless draws, the Indian Super League 4 on Sunday witnessed its first result when FC Goa defeated Chennaiyin FC 3-2 to open its campaign at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
— Indian Super League (@IndSuperLeague) November 19, 2017
4. Schalke on a roll.
Guido Burgstaller scored late for Schalke to beat visiting Hamburger SV 2-0 and move second in the Bundesliga on Sunday. Franco di Santo’s early penalty got the home side underway as it stretched its unbeaten run in the league to six games.
— FC Schalke 04 (@s04_en) November 19, 2017
5. Valencia on the hunt.
Valencia kept pace with Spanish leader Barcelona on Sunday by beating Espanyol 2-0 for an eighth straight league win.
0-2 | 90′ | 🔚 ¡FINAAAAAL en el #EspanyolValencia! ¡Octava victoria consecutiva! 😁👏👌
Amunt! 🦇💪 pic.twitter.com/kQyYf9v213
— Valencia CF (@valenciacf) November 19, 2017
6. Moyes under pressure.
West Ham United went down 2-0 at Watford as David Moyes’ tenure as manager got off to a losing start after a goal in each half at Vicarage Road on Sunday.
Angelo Ogbonna says David Moyes’ training methods are similar to Italian and Spanish methods.
No surprise when Moyes is this fluent in Spanish. pic.twitter.com/i5CpFgcbuL
— Coral (@Coral) November 19, 2017
7. This year’s Serie A is worth watching.
This season’s Serie A title race is shaping up to be the most interesting in years and it took another turn on Sunday when Juventus fell to a surprise 3-2 defeat at Sampdoria. Inter Milan beat Atalanta 2-0 in the evening match to go second, two points ahead of six-time defending champion Juventus. Napoli, which beat AC Milan 2-1 Saturday, is top with 35 points to Inter’s 33. Fourth-place Roma has 30 points with a game in hand.
— JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) November 19, 2017
👍👌 | FT Inter 2-0 Atalanta
— Inter (@Inter_en) November 19, 2017
— Official SSC Napoli (@en_sscnapoli) November 18, 2017
8. Kane in Tottenham forever ?
“My aim is to play my whole career only for Tottenham,” Kane said, who is reportedly a major transfer target for the biggest European clubs but whose current deal with Spurs runs to 2022, it seems Harry Kane wants to spend his entire career at the London club, he told Germany’s Bild newspaper on Sunday.
England striker Harry Kane says he plans to spend his entire career at Spurs. (Source: London Evening Standard) pic.twitter.com/QvUvJjtXqc
— Transfer News Live (@DeadlineDayLive) November 20, 2017
9. Tony Pulis is being fired.
Struggling Premier League team West Bromwich Albion fired manager Tony Pulis on Monday despite his reputation as a virtual guarantee against relegation. The move seemed inevitable after West Brom’s 4-0 loss at home to Chelsea on Saturday, which dropped the team to within a point and a place of the relegation zone.
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) November 20, 2017
10. Disappointment for Lyon and Marseille.
Olympique Lyonnais and Olympique de Marseille both lost an opportunity to join the Ligue 1 title race when they were held to disappointing draws on Sunday. Third-placed Lyon, on 26 points from 13 games, are now nine points behind leaders Paris St Germain and three adrift of second-placed Monaco after being held 0-0 at home to Montpellier.
— Olympique Lyonnais (@OL) November 19, 2017