LNTUP 10 Hot Topics of the Day By the the date 23rd November 2018
1.Stay well pal!
Former Portsmouth and Everton forward Yakubu Aiyegbeni has retired from professional soccer on his 35th birthday.
And his career was over at this point … Happy birthday Yakubu Aiyegbeni, ur World Cup miss wud be hard for us to ever forget pic.twitter.com/dCTwVfd7H1
— UNCLE MUFASA (@kparaga) November 22, 2017
2. Bolasie is back.
Winger Yannick Bolasie trained with the Everton first team squad on Wednesday as he steps up his recovery from a knee injury after nearly a year out.
— Yannick Bolasie (@YannickBolasie) November 22, 2017
3. Optimistic Robin Singh.
Out of favour India football forward, Robin Singh is proud to represent two-time India Super League champions ATK and hopes to work harder to be back in the national team reckoning again.
— Indian Super League (@IndSuperLeague) November 2, 2017
4. Two match ban for Carvajal.
Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal is facing an additional two-match Champions League ban for deliberately getting a yellow card in a 6-0 win at APOEL. UEFA said Wednesday it has charged Carvajal with “receiving a yellow card on purpose.”
He couldn't have made it more obvious 🙈😂
Dani Carvajal is facing a ban after trying to cheat the system…😑 https://t.co/wCnlBew6KR
— SPORTbible (@sportbible) November 22, 2017
5. Berizzo got tumor.
A day after Sevilla rallied to hold Liverpool to a remarkable 3-3 draw in the Champions League, the Spanish club said coach Eduardo “Toto” Berizzo has a malignant tumor.
Sevilla's coach Eduardo Berizzo apparently has just been diagnosed with prostate cancer & have informed his players at half time during their 3-3 comeback against Liverpool.
Stay strong Toto, we are all right behind you! pic.twitter.com/7sFrpFvOOH
— Sivan John (@SivanJohn_) November 22, 2017
6. UEFA Champions League.
Chelsea breezed into the last 16 of the Champions League after being helped to their 4-0 stroll over 10-man Qarabag by the award of a hotly-disputed first-half penalty and sending off in Baku on Wednesday.
Full-time: Qarabag 0-4 Chelsea!
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) November 22, 2017
7. Draw for Barcelona.
Barcelona allowed themselves the luxury of starting with Lionel Messi on the bench and still held out comfortably for a 0-0 draw at Juventus to reach the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday.
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) November 23, 2017
8. Clean sheet for Akinfeev.
Igor Akinfeev celebrated the end of one of the Champions League’s most unwelcome records by finally keeping a clean sheet in the competition for the first time in 11 years as CSKA Moscow beat Benfica 2-0 on Wednesday.
FT: CSKA 2-0 Benfica
Igor Akinfeev has kept his first Champions League clean sheet since November 2006 🙌 pic.twitter.com/L2vFxpZCqi
— B/R Football (@brfootball) November 22, 2017
9. 7-1 win for PSG.
Neymar scored twice and set up another goal as Paris Saint-Germain produced its biggest win in the Champions League with a 7-1 thrashing of Celtic on Wednesday to extend its perfect record in Group B.
🇫🇷 Une soirée qui rentre dans l'histoire! On ne sera jamais seul et on le sait, merci aux supporters parisiens 👏🏽💪🏾 #IciCestParis #AllezPSG | 🇧🇷 Uma noite pra entrar na história! Não estaremos jamais sozinhos e sabemos, obrigado aos torcedores parisienses! pic.twitter.com/x6lPzrxxXv
— Marcos Aoás Corrêa (@marquinhos_m5) November 23, 2017
10. They failed to ‘park the bus.’
Manchester United was deservedly beaten 1-0 by a spirited Basel in the Champions League on Wednesday, leaving all the qualification places open in Group A with one game remaining.
Jose Mourinho: 'We lost because in the first half we should be 5-0 up' https://t.co/II2J0x1uwS
— Telegraph Football (@TeleFootball) November 23, 2017