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LNTUP 10 Hot Topics of The Day By The Day 11th December 2017

1.Derby d’Italia stalemate
Juventus and Inter Milan locked horns in the Allianz stadium yesterday.The clash of the Italian giants ended in a 0-0 draw. Mandzukic’s header hit the crossbar in the 1st half.

2. Draw in the Merseyside Derby.
Everton captain Wayne Rooney scored for the first time in a Merseyside derby on Sunday with a late penalty to take an unlikely point in a 1-1 draw against Liverpool at Anfield.

3. Draw for Napoli.
Napoli is struggling without Lorenzo Insigne and it was held to a goalless draw by Fiorentina in Serie A on Sunday.

4. Victory for Atletico Madrid.
Saul Niguez scored the only goal as Atletico Madrid beat Real Betis 1-0 to keep Diego Simeone’s team in the chase for the Spanish league title on Sunday.

5. ISL 2017/18.
Mumbai City FC found their winning ways again at home as they notched up a 1-0 victory over Chennaiyin FC to leapfrog into the fifth position in the Indian Super League football here today.

6. Five points clean to Valencia.
Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez took full advantage of the holes that opened up in the hosts’ defense, scoring twice to give Barcelona a 2-0 win away from home that kept it five points ahead of second-place Valencia.

7. Bundesliga 2017/18.
Nils Petersen scored with two late penalties _ one in the 90th minute and another in injury time as Freiburg came from three goals down to beat Cologne 4-3 in the Bundesliga on Sunday.

8. French League updates.
Forward Valere Germain ended his scoring drought in the French league with two goals as Marseille beat Saint-Etienne 3-0 Sunday.

9. It’s Guardiola afterall.
Guardiola, who won three Spanish league titles and two Champions League crowns during his time with Barcelona and then won three Bundesliga titles with Bayern Munich, had faced questions about whether his trademark possession style would work in England.
“We can play this way in England. People said we couldn’t play the way we did in Barcelona in England but it is possible and we did it,” Guardiola said after the victory at Old Trafford.

10. Blockbusters awaiting in Champions League.
UEFA Champions League draw conducted in Nyon, Switzerland threw a blockbuster on Monday with defending champions Real Madrid drawn against French champions and powerhouses PSG in the round of 16. In what was clearly the pick of the tie, it will pit the Spanish champions against the French champions with 12-time European champions Real Madrid looking to win the trophy for a third consecutive time. In other exciting matches from the draw, Manchester United face Sevilla and Chelsea will play Barcelona.