The fixtures for the new La Liga season are out, revealing the dates for the derby clashes between Real Madrid and Barcelona.
Barca will entertain Real in the league season’s first Clasico on October 7, with the return fixture at the Santiago Bernabeu on March 3.
The league campaign starts on August 18 and will run through to June 1, with only the penultimate round of the scheduled 38 set for midweek.
The final dates of the tournament may of course be changed should Real Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia or Malaga reach the latter stages of the Champions League.
Reigning champions Madrid begin their campaign at home to Valencia while Barcelona will entertain Real Sociedad at Camp Nou.
Matchday One: Barcelona v Real Sociedad, Real Madrid v Valencia, Athletic Bilbao v Real Betis, Atletico Madrid v Levante, Real Zaragoza v Valladolid, Sevilla v Getafe, Celta Vigo v Malaga, Rayo Vallecano v Granada, Deportivo La Coruna v Osasuna, Mallorca v Espanyol.