The reason for changing La Liga opener's day revealed (and it's glorious for fans)
- La Liga will hold fewer fixtures on Fridays and Mondays.
- There will be no weekday matches within the first three matchdays of 2019/20.
- Barcelona kick-off their La Liga campaign at San Mames on Saturday, August 17, at 8:45pm CEST.
There's great news for La Liga fans all over the world. The Spanish FA has released an official statement in which they claim that only the express permission gives grounds for holding matches on Fridays and Mondays.
The adjustment has influenced the schedule of the first 3 La Liga matchdays. Barcelona will now face Athletic Bilbao in the opening La Liga fixture on Saturday, August 17.
Also, all the rest matches of the first three matchdays will take place either on Saturday or on Sunday.
The 2019/2020 La Liga campaign starts just in three weeks. Are you excited?