LNTUP 10 Hot Topics of The Day By The Day 23rd December 2017

LNTUP 10 Hot Topics of The Day
By The Day 23rd December 2017

1.I League 2017/18

Gokulam Kerala FC posted their first win of the 11th Hero I-League, getting the better of Indian Arrows 2-0 at the Ambedkar Stadium. Ghanian Daniel Addo (11th minute) and Syrian Khaled Alsaleh (64th) scored for the visitors, while the Arrows produced a spirited performance but failed to post any goals.

2. East Bengal on a roll

East Bengal continued their winning run in the Hero I-League 2017-18 thanks to two first-half strikes from Katsumi Yusa and Charles D’Souza against Chennai City.


3. Ranveer Singh to support Arsenal

The English Premier League has formed an official partnership with Indian film actor Ranveer Singh. The Bollywood star is a passionate football fan and will help promote the Premier League to fans in India and globally. Singh, famous for his lead roles in films such as Bajirao Mastani and Befikre, is a lifelong supporter of Arsenal FC and closely follows Premier League action throughout the season.

4. Optimistic Benitez

Newcastle United need one win to breathe life into their Premier League campaign, manager Rafa Benitez said ahead of Saturday’s trip to West Ham United.

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5. 4 goals in 6 minutes

Arsenal scored three times in five minutes to wipe out Liverpool’s two-goal lead before capitulating again to draw a wild English Premier League encounter 3-3 on Friday.

6. Weak defensive line caused fatal disaster to Liverpool

“It is difficult to explain, we should be three, four even five-nil up before we don’t defend a cross. It feels really strange,” Klopp, whose side remained in fourth place in the Premier League, one point ahead of Arsenal, said. “A point at Arsenal is a good result for most teams in the world but it feels not too good at the moment. We didn’t take all of our chances but three goals should be enough. Arsenal were not in the game apart from 10 minutes.

7.Atletis faced their defeat

Atletico Madrid’s 20-game unbeaten streak in the Spanish league ended in a 1-0 loss at Espanyol on Friday.


8. Sevilla sacked their coach

Sevilla sacked coach Eduardo Berizzo on Friday following a run of poor results, with the Argentine departing a week after he returned to work following an operation to treat prostate cancer.

9. Fiorentina in trouble

A young Fiorentina squad that sold nearly all of its top players in the offseason is making a push for a Europa League spot. Substitute Khouma Babacar scored eight minutes from time and Fiorentina won at Cagliari 1-0 in Serie A on Friday to move into seventh place.

10. Conscious Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has urged Premier League referees to be more proactive in protecting players from dangerous tackles that could lead to serious injuries. City’s Kevin de Bruyne and Raheem Sterling were at the receiving end of poorly-timed tackles during last weekend’s 4-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur.