Clash with Villarreal rescheduled for January 3
- La Liga schedule has been adjusted because of Real Madrid's Club World Cup participation
The 17th matchday of the season overlaps with Los Blancos' trip to the United Arab Emirates for the Club World Cup, which will take place on 19-22 December.
This is why their game with Villarreal - originally scheduled for December 22th - has been moved to January 3.
Some of the participants of the Club World Cup have also been determined: Guadalajara of Mexico and New Zealand's Team Wellington book their places in the competition, as have UAE team Al-Ain as the host club.
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