Reuters Sports Schedule at 1400 GMT on Sunday, April 23

Reuters sports schedule at 1400 GMT on Sunday: SOCCER English FA Cup semi-final Arsenal v Manchester City (1500) Arsenal, City bid to salvage underwhelming seasons LONDON - Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and Manchester City counterpart Pep Guardiola bid to salvage disappointing seasons by securing a place in the final against Chelsea. (SOCCER-ENGLAND/CUP, expect by 1700 GMT/1 PM ET, 400 words) Premier League Burnley v Manchester United (1315) Liverpool v Crystal Palace (1530) Top-four battle takes centre stage LONDON - Liverpool and Manchester United aim to boost their hopes of a top-four finish against struggling Crystal Palace and Burnley. (SOCCER-ENGLAND/, expect by 1630 GMT/12:30 ET, 400 words) We will have mini reports on each match Spanish La Liga Celta Vigo v Real Betis (1415) Las Palmas v Alaves (1630) Real Madrid v Barcelona (1845) Real Madrid target huge advantage in title race in 'Clasico' MADRID - Leaders Real Madrid host arch-rivals Barcelona in the 'Clasico' looking to extend their advantage over the Catalans to six points and put one hand on a first title since 2012. (SOCCER-SPAIN/, expect by 2045 GMT/4:45 PM ET, by Rik Sharma, 400 words) German Bundesliga Freiburg v Bayer Leverkusen (1330) Schalke 04 v RB Leipzig (1530) Leipzig bid to consolidate second spot BERLIN - Leipzig, nine points behind leaders Bayern Munich, aim to move further clear of third-placed Borussia Dortmund with victory at Schalke. (SOCCER-GERMANY/, expect by 1730 GMT/1:30 PM Et, 300 words) French Ligue 1 Toulouse v Nice (1300) St Etienne v Stade Rennes (1500) Olympique Lyon v Monaco (1915) Monaco eye return to top spot PARIS - Monaco, fresh from reaching the Champions League semi-finals, will bid to return to the top of the domestic standings ina tough trip to Lyon. (SOCCER-FRANCE/, expect by 2130 GMT/5:30 PM ET, by Julien Pretot, 300 words) Italian Serie A AC Milan v Empoli (1300) Chievo Verona v Torino (1300) Lazio v Palermo (1300) Sampdoria v Crotone (1300) Udinese v Cagliari (1300) Juventus v Genoa (1845) Juve bid to close in on another title MILAN - Serie A leaders Juventus, eight points clear at the top, can take another step towards their sixth successive title when they host Genoa, who surprisingly beat them earlier in the season. (SOCCER-ITALY/, moved with updates to follow, by Brian Homewood, 400 words) Chinese Super League Shandong Luneng host Chongqing Lifan HONG KONG - We bring you a wrap of the latest round of fixtures in the Chinese Super League as Felix Magath’s Shandong Luneng seek to keep pace with leaders Guangzhou R&F. (SOCCER-CHINA/ expect by 1630 GMT/12:30 PM ET, 400 words) GOLF PGA Tour: Valero Texas Open, San Antonio Chappell in charge in San Antonio Kevin Chappell, four-times a runner-up on the PGA Tour last year, seeks his elusive breakthrough victory when he takes a one-shot lead into the final round at TPC San Antonio. (GOLF-TEXAS/, expect by 0100 GMT/9 PM ET, 300 words) ATHLETICS IAAF World Relays, Nassau US women challenge high-powered Jamaica Olympic champions the United States will try to win back the IAAF World Relays women's 4x100 metres title in another showdown with Jamaica's high-powered team. The two countries' men battle in the 4x200 with men's and women's 4x400 and men's 4x800 also on the schedule. (ATHLETICS-WORLDRELAYS/, expect by 0330 GMT/11:30 PM ET, 400 words) RUGBY UNION European Champions Cup semi-final Clermont Auvergne v Leinster (1415) Clermont eye final against Saracens PARIS - French club Clermont Auvergne bid to stay on course for their first European Cup title when they take on three-times champions Leinster of Ireland. The winners will play England's Saracens, the defending champions, in the final. (RUGBY UNION-CHAMPIONS/, expect by 1630 GMT/12:30 PM ET, 300 words) TENNIS Monte Carlo Masters final Nadal eyes record-extending 10th Monte Carlo title MONTE CARLO - Rafa Nadal takes on fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos as he bids for a record-extending 10th Monte Carlo title. (TENNIS-MONTECARLO/, expect by 1700 GMT/1 PM ET, 300 words) Fed Cup Fed Cup semi-finals finely balanced Both Fed Cup semi-finals are tied at 1-1 heading into the final day as the United States faces Czech Republic in Florida, while Belarus takes on Switzerland in Minsk. (TENNIS-FEDCUP/, expect by 2300 GMT/7 PM ET, 300 words) MOTORCYCLING MotoGP, Grand Prix of the Americas Marquez on pole, Vinales chasing third win in three races AUSTIN, Texas - Honda's world champion Marc Marquez starts on pole in Texas for the fifth year in a row, aiming to deny Yamaha rider and fellow-Spaniard Maverick Vinales a third successive win of the season. (MOTOR-MOTOGP-USA/(PIX), expect by 2000 GMT/4 PM ET, 300 words) NBA Cavs on verge of clinching series The Cleveland Cavaliers have a chance to become the first team to advance to the second round of the postseason as the reigning champions take a 3-0 series lead into Game Four against the Indiana Pacers, one of four playoff games on the schedule. (BASKETBALL-NBA-HIGHLIGHTS/, expect by 0700 GMT/3 AM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 700 words) NHL Caps, Senators try to close out series The Washington Capitals seek to advance to the second round when they take a 3-2 series lead into Game Six against the Toronto Maple Leafs, while the Ottawa Senators also have a 3-2 series lead against the Boston Bruins in the two playoff games on the schedule. (ICEHOCKEY-NHL-HIGHLIGHTS/, expect by 0400 GMT/12 AM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 500 words) BASEBALL Cubs go for fifth straight win Veteran right-hander John Lackey is slated to start for the Chicago Cubs (10-7) as they try to extend their four-game winning streak and sweep their series against the Cincinnati Reds in one of 15 games on the Major League Baseball schedule. (BASEBALL-MLB-HIGHLIGHTS, expect by 0700 GMT/3 AM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 900 words) CRICKET Wet weather the enemy in first test West Indies will resume at 278 for nine in their first innings on the third day of the first test against Pakistan at Sabina Park, where rain again is in the forecast after only 11.3 overs were possible on Saturday. (CRICKET-WINDIES-PAKISTAN/, expect by 0000 GMT/8 PM ET, 300 words) NORTH AMERICAN SPORTS 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) (Europe desk editor: Pritha Sarkar)