The La Liga fixtures for the 2018/19 season have been released and it’s been confirmed that Barcelona will begin their title defence against Alaves at the Camp Nou.
There’s a pretty tasty opening match elsewhere in La Liga as Valencia play host to Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid. Real Madrid open up against Getafe.
Here’s a look at the full opening day fixtures:
️#LaLigaSantander gets underway the weekend of August 18-19. Here are the fixtures for the first Matchday! ⚽️ pic.twitter.com/lMnH7r8AzI— LaLiga (@LaLigaEN) July 24, 2018
The first Clasico of the season is due to take place at the Camp Nou on the 28th October. The return is set for the 3rd March at the Bernabeu.