LNTUP 10 Hot Topics Of The Day By The Day 21st December 2017
LNTUP 10 Hot Topics Of The Day
By The Day 21st December 2017
NorthEast United FC lost 0-2 to Mumbai City FC to suffer another home setback in Hero Indian Super League at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium.
2. Devastating night for United
Bristol City, from English football’s second-tier, pulled off a sensation in the League Cup quarter-finals as they knocked out the holders Manchester United 2-1 amid late and wholly improbable drama at their Ashton Gate home on Wednesday.
3. Hail Bayern!
Bayern Munich held off a spirited comeback to beat Borussia Dortmund 2-1 at home and knock the defending champion out of the German Cup.
4. Dybala made his comeback
Paulo Dybala responded to being dropped for two matches by scoring for Juventus in a 2-0 win over Genoa in the Italian Cup on Wednesday. The victory set up a Turin derby in the quarterfinals.
5. Unbreakable PSG
Paris St Germain reached the halfway mark of the Ligue 1 season in the driving seat after goals by Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe inspired them to a 3-1 home win against Caen on Wednesday.
6. Guerrero is free for World Cup
Peru captain Paolo Guerrero will be able to play at the World Cup after FIFA’s appeal committee cut his ban for failing a doping test from one year to six months on Wednesday. The reprieve for Peru’s all-time leading scorer is a huge boost for the South Americans.
7. Swansea City sacked their coach
Swansea City sacked manager Paul Clement on Wednesday with the former Real Madrid assistant coach paying the price for a dismal start to the season. Clement had been at Swansea for less than a year but leaves, along with his assistants, with the Welsh club rooted to the bottom of the table.
8. Wilshere is going nowhere
Midfielder Jack Wilshere is eager to extend his stay at Arsenal and is hopeful of finalising a new deal at the Premier League club in the coming weeks.
9. Trouble for Bournemouth
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe was left concerned after striker Jermain Defoe and midfielder Harry Arter joined the club’s growing injury list during Wednesday’s 2-1 defeat at Chelsea in the League Cup quarter-finals.
10. New manager for Las Palmas
La Liga basement club Las Palmas have appointed former Rayo Vallecano and Granada coach Paco Jemez as their manager, the Canary Island side said on Thursday.