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REUTERS SPORTS SCHEDULE AT 2 p.m. GMT/9 a.m. ET

Here are the top sports stories and upcoming coverage plans for Reuters text service as of 2 p.m. GMT/9 a.m. ET. For a full schedule of news and events, go to our editorial calendar on Reuters Connect https://www.reutersconnect.com/planning.

SPORTS

BASKETBALL-NBA-ROUNDUP

NBA roundup: Bucks blast Knicks, tie franchise-best start

Giannis Antetokounmpo totaled 22 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his third triple-double of the season, and the Milwaukee Bucks never trailed to match the best 30-game start in team history with a 123-102 victory over the host New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night.

SOCCER-CLUB-LIV-FLA

Liverpool win Club World Cup as Firmino sinks Flamengo

DOHA (Reuters)- An extra-time goal from Roberto Firmino gave Liverpool a 1-0 victory over Brazil’s Flamengo to win the Club World Cup at the Khalifa International stadium on Saturday.

SOCCER-ENGLAND-EVE-ARS

Arsenal’s Ljungberg unhappy with Ozil’s show of dissent

(Reuters)- Arsenal interim coach Freddie Ljungberg has criticized Mesut Ozil’s unacceptable conduct after his substitution against Manchester City in the Premier League last weekend.

UPCOMING

SOCCER-ENGLAND-WAT-MUN/REPORT (PIX)

Soccer – England – Premier League – Watford v Manchester United

Watford face Manchester United in the Premier League.

22 Dec 14:00 ET / 14:00 GMT

SOCCER-SPAIN-BET-ATM/REPORT (PIX)

Soccer – Spain – La Liga – Real Betis v Atletico Madrid

Real Betis host Atletico Madrid in La Liga.

22 Dec 15:00 ET / 15:00 GMT

CRICKET-ODI-IND-WIN/ (TV)

Cricket-India v West Indies ODI series

India host West Indies in the final ODI of the three-match series in Cuttack. Post match news conference by the captains/players of the two teams.

ANI (NO USE INDIA)

Edit expected 1800 GMT

22 Dec 16:00 ET / 16:00 GMT

SOCCER-ENGLAND-TOT-CHE/REPORT (PIX)

Soccer – England – Premier League – Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea

Tottenham Hotspur face Chelsea in the Premier League.

22 Dec 16:30 ET / 16:30 GMT

SOCCER-ITALY-JUV-LAZ/REPORT (PIX) (TV)

Soccer – Italian Super Cup – Juventus v Lazio

The King Saud University Stadium in Riyadh hosts the Italian Super Cup between Juventus and Lazio.

22 Dec 18:45 ET / 18:45 GMT

SOCCER-ITALY-SAS-NAP/REPORT

Soccer – Italy – Serie A – Sassuolo v Napoli

Sassuolo host Napoli in a Serie A match.

22 Dec 19:45 ET / 19:45 GMT

SOCCER-SPAIN-MAD-ATB/REPORT (PIX)

Soccer – Spain – La Liga – Real Madrid v Athletic Bilbao

Real Madrid host Athletic Bilbao in La Liga.

22 Dec 20:00 ET / 20:00 GMT

CRICKET-TEST-ZAF-ENG/ (PIX)

Cricket – South Africa v England – England fancied for test series as host look for fresh energy

England will be looking to bring a heady year to a successful close in the opening test of their four-match series against South Africa, which starts on Boxing Day in Pretoria, but must beware a home side offered the chance of revival by an overhaul of their management. A factbox will accompany the first test preview

23 Dec 00:00 ET / 00:00 GMT

SOCCER-ENGLAND/

Soccer-Talking points from the Premier League weekend

Five talking points from the Premier League weekend.

23 Dec 08:00 ET / 08:00 GMT

SOCCER-ITALY/

Soccer – Italy – Talking-points from the Serie A weekend

Talking-points from the Serie A weekend.

23 Dec 10:00 ET / 10:00 GMT

SOCCER-SPAIN/

Soccer – Spain – Talking points from the weekend in La Liga

Talking points from the weekend’s action in La Liga.

23 Dec 11:00 ET / 11:00 GMT

CRICKET-TEST-PAK-LKA/

Cricket-Sri Lanka v Pakistan second test in Karachi

Pakistan need three wickets to win the second and final test to complete a 1-0 series win against Sri Lanka when final day’s play begins at Karachi’s National Stadium.

23 Dec 13:00 ET / 13:00 GMT