September 9, 2017 / 12:03 AM / 9 months ago

Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Saturday, Sept 9

Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Saturday:


Premier League

Manchester City v Liverpool (1130)

Arsenal v Bournemouth (1400)

Brighton and Hove Albion v West Bromwich Albion (1400)

Everton v Tottenham Hotspur (1400)

Leicester City v Chelsea (1400)

Southampton v Watford (1400)

Stoke City v Manchester United (1630)

MANCHESTER, England - Pep Guardiola and Juergen Klopp renew their rivalry as Manchester City host Liverpool in an early test of both teams’ title credentials. (SOCCER-ENGLAND-MCI-LIV, expect by 1330 GMT/ 9.30 AM ET, by Simon Evans, 400 words)

LONDON - Arsenal will look to rebound at home to Bournemouth after back-to-back defeats while Chelsea face Leicester City in a battle of the last two champions and Tottenham Hotspur visit Everton. (SOCCER-ENGLAND/ , expect first take by 1630 GMT/1.30 PM ET, by Steve Tongue, 600 words)

We will also have mini match reports on all Premier League games.

La Liga

Real Madrid v Levante (1100)

Valencia v Atletico Madrid (1415)

Sevilla v Eibar (1630)

Barcelona v Espanyol (1845)

BARCELONA - Barcelona face local rivals Espanyol in a derby after champions Real Madrid host Levante looking to get back to winning ways after being held to a draw by Valencia. Elsewhere, a resurgent Valencia side meet Atletico Madrid. (SOCCER-SPAIN/, expect throughout, by Richard Martin, 500 words)

Serie A

Juventus v Chievo Verona (1600)

Sampdoria v AS Roma (1845)

MILAN - Serie A champions Juventus look to maintain their perfect start to the season as they host Chievo while AS Roma, beaten 3-1 at home by Inter Milan in their last match, visit Sampdoria. (SOCCER-ITALY, expect from 1800 GMT/2 PM ET, 300 words)


Mainz v Bayer 04 Leverkusen (1330

Borussia Moenchengladbach v Eintracht Frankfurt (1330)

FC Augsburg v Cologne (1330)

Freiburg v Borussia Dortmund (1330)

VfL Wolfsburg v Hanover 96 (1330)

TSG 1899 Hoffenheim v FC Bayern Munich (1630)

BERLIN - Borussia Dortmund seek to maintain their perfect start to the Bundesliga season when they visit Freiburg while titleholders Bayern Munich, who also have six points from their opening two games, visit Hoffenheim. (SOCCER-GERMANY, expect from 1530 GMT/11:30 PM ET, 400 words)

Ligue 1

Nice v Monaco (1500)

ESTAC Troyes v Toulouse (1800)

Montpellier HSC v Nantes (1800)

Racing Strasbourg v Amiens SC (1800)

Caen v Dijon FCO (1800)


U.S. Open (to 10)

Keys and Stephens put friendship to grand slam test

NEW YORK - Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens will put their friendship to a grand slam test when they meet in the final of the U.S. Open at Arthur Ashe Stadium Stadium (TENNIS-USOPEN/ (PIX), expect by 2300 GMT/7 PM ET, by Steve Keating, Rory Carroll and Julien Pretot, 500 words)

Arthur Ashe still courting interest at U.S. Open

NEW YORK - When Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys walk on to centre court for their U.S. Open final, they will pass by a small but weighty notice stamped: ‘Arthur Ashe Stadium 20 Years’. (TENNIS-USOPEN/ASHE (FEATURE, PIX), expect by 1800 GMT/2 PM ET, by Steve Keating, 750 words)


England v West Indies, third test, Lord’s

West Indies in pursuit of series victory

LONDON - West Indies will take a narrow 22-run lead into the third day of the third test at Lord’s but with Shai Hope still there they will hope to put some pressure on England as they pursue a shock series victory. (CRICKET-TEST-ENG-WIN/ (PIX, GRAPHIC), expect by 1230 GMT/8:30 AM ET, 400 words)


Vuelta a Espana

Froome leads heading into decisive mountain stage

Chris Froome can clinch overall victory in the Vuelta a Espana in the decisive final mountain stage. The Briton, who has a 1:37 lead over Vincenzo Nibali, is one step away from becoming the first rider to do a double of the Tour de France and the Vuelta since Bernard Hinault in 1978. (CYCLING-VUELTA/, expect by 1800 GMT/2 PM ET, 300 words)


Rugby Championship

New Zealand v Argentina (0735)

Australia v South Africa (1000)

Experimental All Blacks given chance to attack Pumas

WELLINGTON - All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has shaken up his side as he looks to manage fatigue throughout the Rugby Championship but his side are still expected to beat an injury-depleted Argentina in New Plymouth. (RUGBY-UNION-CHAMPIONSHIP-NZL-ARG/ (PIX), expect by 0930 GMT/5.30 PM ET, 400 words)

Australia hoping to avoid Force backlash against Boks

SYDNEY - Australia will be hoping for rather than expecting the support of a Perth crowd upset by the axing of the Western Force when they take on a resurgent South Africa in the third round of the Rugby Championship. (RUGBY-UNION-CHAMPIONSHIP-AUS-ZAF/, expect by 1200 GMT/8 PM ET, 400 words)


LPGA: Indy Women in Tech Championship, Indianapolis (to 9)

Thompson, Ko share lead at Indy event

Lexi Thompson and Lydia Ko share a one-stroke lead over Candie Kung going into the final round at the Brickyard Crossing Golf Club at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (GOLF-WOMEN/, expect by 0100 GMT/9 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 300 words)


Astros go for two in trip to Oakland

The Astros, who have given Houston fans lots to cheer about with their recent strong play, visit the Oakland Athletics for an American League doubleheader while in the National League, the Dodgers meet division rivals the Colorado Rockies in Los Angeles in three of 16 games on the Major League Baseball schedule. (BASEBALL-MLB-HIGHLIGHTS/, expect by 0600 GMT/2 AM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 700 words)


Roundups of off-field developments in the major North American professional sports leagues. (expect by 0000 GMT/8 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 500 words) (Asia desk editor: Ian Ransom)

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