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LNTUP 10 Hot Topics of The Day By The Day 17th December 2017

1.Torres strikes.
Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres came off the bench to fire his side to a 1-0 win at home to Alaves on Saturday which took Diego Simeone’s side up to second in La Liga above Valencia, who stumbled to a 2-1 defeat at Eibar.

2. Marek Hamsik touches Maradona’s tally.
Marek Hamsik equalled Diego Maradona’s all-time record of 115 goals for Serie A team Napoli on Saturday. Hamsik reached that tally by scoring after 30 minutes in Napoli’s 3-1 win at Torino. “It’s a good accomplishment, especially as a midfielder, 115 goals is a good number,” Hamsik said.

3. Again failure strikes for Hughes.
Stoke slumped to a fifth Premier League defeat in six games with West Ham’s Marko Arnautovic scoring against his old club in a 3-0 win on Saturday

4. Brutal City.
Manchester City emphatically underlined their complete dominance of the Premier League on Saturday as they beat Tottenham Hotspur 4-1 to go 14 points clear at the top of the table.

5. Real Madrid grabbed the Club World Cup.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored with a free kick which went through the defensive wall to break Gremio’s brave resistance and give Real Madrid a 1-0 victory over the South American champions in the Club World Cup final on Saturday.

6. Cruising Neymar had another win.
Neymar scored two goals and set up two more as Paris St Germain extended their Ligue 1 lead to nine points with a 4-1 away demolition of Stade Rennais on Saturday.

7. Mohun Bagan releases Diogo Ferreira.
Former I-League champions Mohun Bagan announced the parting of ways with Australian defensive midfielder Diogo Ferreira due to his incompatibility with food of Kolkata.

8. Arsenal is now at 4th.
A blistering first-half volley by Mesut Ozil gave Arsenal a 1-0 home win over Newcastle United on Saturday and lifted them into the Premier League’s top four while it also piled more misery on the struggling Magpies.

9. Lead stretch for Bayern.
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Sven Ulreich saved a penalty in injury time as the Bundesliga leader stretched its lead to 11 points with a 1-0 win at Stuttgart on Saturday. Thomas Muller’s late strike lifted Bayern to 41 points at the halfway stage of the season.

10. Shocking defeat in Serie A.
Inter Milan’s undefeated start to the season was brought to an unlikely end on Saturday with the Serie A leader defeated 3-1 at home by Udinese. Inter captain Mauro Icardi had canceled out Kevin Lasagna’s opener but Udinese put in an impressive second-half performance and took the lead through Rodrigo De Paul’s penalty before Antonin Barak sealed the result.