LNTUP 10 Hot Topics Of The Day By The Day 24th Dec 2017
LNTUP 10 Hot Topics of The Day
By The Day 24th Dec 2017
1.Barcelona won the first El Clasico of the season
Barcelona exploited a lacklustre Real Madrid to win the ‘Clasico’ 3-0 on Saturday as goals from Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi and Aleix Vidal propelled the Catalans to a 3-0 win and lifted them 14 points clear of their rivals in the standings.
2. ISL 2017/18
FC Pune City leapt into fourth place after a stunning 2-0 win over table-toppers FC Goa in the Indian Super League.
3. Hamsik- the beast
Marek Hamsik has become Napoli’s all-time record scorer after netting his 116th goal for the Serie A club to surpass Argentine great Diego Maradona’s tally. Hamsik took the record outright by scoring after 39 minutes in Napoli’s league game against Sampdoria on Saturday.
4. Can Kolkata revive from here?
Robbie Keane struck late in the second half to help two-time champions ATK pip Delhi Dynamos 1-0 in an Indian Super League encounter. The former Ireland and Spurs player injected life into the game with a spectacular finish in the 78th minute to score his first goal of the season.
5. City the dominant force
Goals by Sergio Aguero, who scored twice, Raheem Sterling and Danilo enabled leaders Manchester City to extend their record-breaking run to 17 successive Premier League wins as they thrashed Bournemouth 4-0 on Saturday.
6. Newcastle finally got their victory
Newcastle United finally got back on the winning trail when they secured a crucial 3-2 win over West Ham on Saturday to move out of the bottom three and end a barren run of four consecutive defeats.
7. Draw for Southampton
Southampton’s Virgil van Dijk was once again left out in the cold as his side drew 1-1 draw at home to Huddersfield on Saturday, with the storm of transfer rumours around the Dutch defender continuing to grow.
8. Further demolition of United
Manchester United fell further behind Manchester City at the top of the Premier League when defender Harry Maguire scored in the final minute of added time to earn Leicester City a 2-2 draw on Saturday. They have left 13 points behind their irrepressible neighbours at the halfway stage of the campaign.
9. Hat trick for Kane
Harry Kane hit a hat-trick for Tottenham as they enjoyed their first away win in the Premier League in nearly three months with a 3-0 win over Burnley at Turf Moor.
10. Blow for Liverpool
Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson will miss Tuesday’s Premier League game against Swansea City due to a hamstring injury, manager Jurgen Klopp has said.