September 8, 2017 / 2:02 PM / a year ago

Reuters Sports Schedule at 1400 GMT on Friday, Sept 8

Reuters sports schedule at 1400 GMT on Friday:


Premier League

We will bring you all the latest news and coverage of the managers’ press conferences as the Premier League resumes after the international break with Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City hosting Juergen Klopp’s Liverpool in our showcase match at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. (SOCCER-ENGLAND/, expect throughout)

Ligue 1

Lille v Girondins Bordeaux (1700)

Metz v Paris St Germain (1845)

PSG set to field Mbappe, Neymar and Cavani against Metz

PARIS - Paris Saint-Germain are expected to unleash their new striking trio of exciting teenage debutant Kylian Mbappe, the world’s most expensive player Brazilian Neymar and in-form Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani at Metz in Ligue 1. (SOCCER-FRANCE/ (PIX), expect by 2045 GMT/4:45 PM ET, 400 words)


Hamburg SV v RB Leipzig (1830)

In-form Hamburg face early Leipzig test

BERLIN - Third-placed Hamburg, who have had a perfect start after battling relegation last term, host last season’s runners-up RB Leipzig, who have begun with a win and a defeat. (SOCCER-GERMANY-HSV-RBL/, by Karolos Grohmann, 300 words)


U.S. Open (to 10)

Nadal battles Del Potro in semi-finals

NEW YORK - World number one Rafa Nadal faces Argentine Juan Martin del Potro after big-serving South African Kevin Anderson meets Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta in Arthur Ashe Stadium. (TENNIS-USOPEN/ (PIX), expect by 0000 GMT/8 PM ET, by Steve Keating, Rory Carroll and Julien Pretot, 500 words)


England v West Indies, third test, Lord’s

West Indies strike again before rain sets in at Lord’s

LONDON - West Indies took another England wicket to leave the hosts on 64 for five during a brief spell of action before rain stopped play on the second day of the third test at Lord’s on Friday. (CRICKET-TEST-ENG-WIN/ (PIX, GRAPHIC), moved, updates throughout, by Martyn Herman, 400 words)


Vuelta a Espana

Froome goes into stage 19 ahead of challenger Nibali

Britain’s Chris Froome has an overall lead of one minute 37 seconds heading into stage 19, which is a 149.7-km route from Caso to Gijon, as he bids to hold off the challenge of Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali and become the first rider in 39 years to win the Vuelta and Tour de France in the same season. (CYCLING-VUELTA/, expect by 1800 GMT/2 PM ET, 300 words)


Rugby Championship

We continue the build-up to Saturday’s third round of the Rugby Championship with New Zealand hosting Argentina in New Plymouth and Australia facing off against South Africa in Perth. (RUGBY-UNION-CHAMPIONSHIP/, expect throughout)


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

Thompson has roaring start with 63 at Indy

Lexi Thompson fired a nine-under 63 for a one-stroke lead over fellow American Kris Tamulis and Germany’s Sandra Gal 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) (Europe desk editor: Toby Davis)

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