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LNTUP 10 Hot Topics of The Day By The Day 20th December 2017

LNTUP 10 Hot Topics of The Day
By The Day 20th December 2017

1.Good luck for the rest, Rosicky!

Former Arsenal midfielder and Czech national side playmaker Tomas Rosicky ended his professional career on Wednesday after years of injuries often kept him off the pitch.

2. Mkhitaryan may return

Henrikh Mkhitaryan could feature for Manchester United in Wednesday’s League Cup quarter-final against second-tier Bristol City, although manager Jose Mourinho is unlikely to shuffle his pack much despite a heavy festive programme.

3. Draw for Mohun Bagan

An insipid-looking Mohun Bagan were held to a goalless draw by debutants Neroca FC in an I-League match in Kolkata on Tuesday.

4. Victory for Swansea

Swansea City Striker Wilfried Bony faces a spell on the sidelines after picking up a hamstring injury in the 3-1 defeat by Everton on Monday.

5. Blow for Bournemouth

Bournemouth will be without the injured pair of Charlie Daniels and Joshua King when they face Premier League champions Chelsea in the League Cup quarter-final on Wednesday, manager Eddie Howe has said.

6. I League 2017/18

Chennai City scored a goal in each half as they beat Churchill Brothers 2-0 to record their first win in the Hero I-League, in Vasco.

7. Victory for Schalke

Max Meyer’s unusual goal was enough for Schalke to beat Cologne 1-0 in the third round of the German Cup on Tuesday. Bastian Oczipka sent in a corner that Meyer reached and headed on with the back of his head, only to see the ball loop over Cologne goalkeeper Timo Horn and go in at the far post in the 63rd minute.

8. Brilliant Bravo to steer City victory

Manchester City kept its hopes of a quadruple alive as it beat Leicester 4-3 on penalties to reach the semifinals of the English League Cup on Tuesday.

9. New role for Romario

Former Brazil soccer striker and 1994 World Cup champion Romario said on Tuesday he plans to run for president of the scandal-plagued Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) on an anti-corruption platform. Romario, 51, now a senator who has led congressional investigations into corruption in Brazilian soccer, announced his intentions four days after CBF President Marco Polo del Nero was suspended for 90 days by soccer world body FIFA.

10. Aggressive Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid have reported Barcelona to FIFA for an illegal transfer approach for Antoine Griezmann. “Griezmann has a long contract and this cannot be permitted, while the club also considers it could affect the competition [La Liga] in which Barcelona are currently top and Atletico are second.” The media informed.