Reuters Sports Schedule at 1400 GMT on Tuesday, Dec 10

Reuters

Reuters sports schedule at 1400 GMT on Tuesday:

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SOCCER

Champions League

Group A

Manchester United v Shakhtar Donetsk

Real Sociedad v Bayer Leverkusen

Group B

Galatasaray v Juventus

FC Copenhagen v Real Madrid

Group C

Benfica v Paris St Germain

Olympiakos Piraeus v Anderlecht

Group D

Bayern Munich v Manchester City

Viktoria Plzen v CSKA Moscow

Juventus bid to make their point

Juventus visit Galatasaray in Group B needing a point to book their place in the last 16. Holders Bayern Munich look to complete a perfect record in the group stage against Manchester City and Manchester United will top Group A if they avoid defeat against Shakhtar Donetsk. (SOCCER-CHAMPIONS/ (PIX), expect by 2200 GMT/5 PM ET, 600 words)

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Morocco on world stage with Club Cup

After four failed bids to host the World Cup, Morocco finally gets to stage a world soccer championship over the next 10 days although this one is little more than a consolation prize (SOCCER-CLUB/PREVIEW, By Brian Homewood, moved)

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AFC Champions League draw for 2014

Champions Guangzhou Evergrande of China drew a familiar rival in 2006 winners Jeonbuk Motors of South Korea but were kept guessing about the other two opponents in their group for the 2014 AFC Champions League. (SOCCER-ASIAN/CHAMPIONS-DRAW, moved, 300 words)

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CRICKET

New Zealand v West Indies, second test (to 15)

Green-tinged pitch has both sides wanting to bowl

WELLINGTON - A green-tinged Basin Reserve pitch that had both Brendon McCullum and Darren Sammy indicating they would bowl if they win the toss awaits New Zealand and West Indies in the second game of their three test series. (CRICKET-WINDIES/ expect by 2330 GMT/6:30 PM ET, by Greg Stutchbury, 500 words)

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The Ashes, third test, Perth (13-17)

ADELAIDE - England face the ultimate test of character to pull the Ashes out of the fire ahead of the third test in Perth starting on Friday, but have no time to undertake major surgery. (CRICKET-ASHES/ENGLAND, moved, by Ian Ransom, 500 words)

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ADELAIDE - Australia's seamers will be licking their chops at the prospect of unleashing the short stuff on a bouncy WACA pitch in the third test against a rattled England side trailing 2-0 in the series. (CRICKET-ASHES/AUSTRALIA, moved, by Ian Ransom, 500 words)

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GOLF

The emotional highs and lows of Day's successful season

LOS ANGELES - Australia's Jason Day talks to Reuters about his roller-coaster end to the year, having lost eight relatives who were killed in the Philippines by Typhoon Haiyan before he went on to complete an emotional double triumph at the World Cup of Golf on home soil. Day also discusses the stunning 2013 form of his good friend, Masters champion Adam Scott. (GOLF-CHALLENGE/DAY (INTERVIEW), expect by 2200 GMT/5PM ET, by Mark Lamport-Stokes, 550 words)

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NBA

Pacers and Heat set for East clash

The first placed Indiana Pacers and visiting Miami Heat clash in a rematch of last season's Eastern Conference Final and a possible preview of what's to come this postseason in one of the eight games on the schedule. (NBA-HIGHLIGHTS/ (PIX), expect by 0430 GMT/11:30 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 600 words)

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NHL

Canadiens put win streak on the line versus Kings

The Montreal Canadiens put the NHL's longest active win streak on the line when they seek a sixth consecutive victory versus the visiting Los Angeles Kings in one of 12 games on the NHL schedule. (NHL-HIGHLIGHTS/ (PIX), expect by 0430 GMT/11:30 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 850 words)

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NORTH AMERICAN SPORTS

Roundups of off-field developments in the major North American professional sports leagues. (expect by 0101 GMT/8:01 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 400 words) (London Duty Editor: Alan Baldwin)

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