Football

Atletico Madrid to start La Liga title defence at Celta Vigo

Atletico Madrid will begin the defence of their LaLiga title with a trip to Celta Vigo on the weekend of August 14-15 as the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) announced the 2021-22 season schedule on Wednesday.

Atletico Madrid will begin the defence of their LaLiga title with a trip to Celta Vigo on the weekend of August 14-15 as the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) announced the 2021-22 season schedule on Wednesday.

Real Madrid will open their campaign by heading to Alaves and Barca will welcome Real Sociedad in a season which will include fixtures on Fridays and Mondays.

The first ‘Clasico’ between Barca and Real of the campaign will take place on October 24-25 with the second fixture on March 20-21.

The Madrid derbies will be held on December 12-13 and May 8-9, three rounds before the end of the season.

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There will be a Christmas break in the Spanish top-flight between December 20-30.

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