LNTUP 10 Hot Topics of The Day By The Date 4th December 2017

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1.One more injury in Dortmund.
Borussia Dortmund added Maximilian Philipp and Gonzalo Castro to their growing injury list on Saturday after the pair had to be taken off in their 1-1 draw at Bayer Leverkusen and look set for a lengthy injury break.

2. Farewell for Koln coach
Koln coach Peter Stoeger appeared to be saying goodbye to supporters, his players and training staff after the side’s 2-2 draw at Schalke on Saturday.

3. Blow for Mohun Bagan.
Mohun Bagan forward Aser Pierrick Dipanda Dicka on Sunday sustained an ankle injury in their 1-0 win over arch-rivals East Bengal in the I-League derby in Kolkata on Sunday.

Dipanda Dicka
Dipanda Dicka

4. The era of goalkeepers.
Gattuso’s debut as AC Milan coach ended in nightmarish fashion when goalkeeper Alberto Brignoli equalized in the fifth minute of stoppage time to earn Benevento its first-ever point in the top division with an improbable 2-2 draw Sunday.

5. Bengal Derby.
Mohun Bagan rode on a header from their Nigerian central defender Eze Kingsley to down East Bengal by a solitary goal in the first I-League derby of the season at a packed Salt Lake Stadium here today.

6. Victory for Chennaiyin FC.
Chennaiyin FC got the better of FC Pune City by a solitary goal in an Indian Super League clash to move to the second spot. A 82nd minute goal from captain Henrique Sereno was enough for the former ISL champions to win their second match on the trot at the Balewadi Stadium.

7.Manchester City the boss.
David Silva calmly prodded home an 83rd-minute volley as Manchester City beat West Ham 2-1 on Sunday for a third last-gasp win in a week in the Premier League.

8. Lyon to move in second position.
Lyon withstood a late onslaught from Caen and moved to second place in the French league with a 2-1 win at the Normandy side on Sunday. Maxwel Cornet and Mariano Diaz scored for the seven-time champions, who bounced back from a midweek home loss to Lille with a hard-fought victory.

9. Valencia lost the chance.
A day after being held to a 2-2 home draw against Celta Vigo _ giving its nearest challengers a chance to move closer – the Catalan club saw its advantage at the top strengthen after second-place Valencia lost 1-0 to 10-man Getafe on Sunday.

10. No to Italian job.
Carlo Ancelotti says he has been approached by Italian FA about the possibility of coaching the national side but that he prefers to keep working in club football.