LALIGA

LaLiga to restart on 11 June with Sevilla - Betis

Spain's National Sports Council issues a statement confirming they have reached an agreement with the Spanish FA and LaLiga for the remaining 11 matchdays to be played. Real Madrid host Eibar while Barcelona visit Mallorca.

LaLiga to restart on 11 June with Sevilla - Betis
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Matches will get underway in LaLiga - suspended amidst the coronavirus pandemic - on 11 June, with the opening match the Seville derby between Sevilla and Betis. Spain's National Sports Council confirmed the news in a statement in which they said that in agreement with the Spanish FA and LaLiga the remaining 11 matchdays would be played, with the championship finishing on 19 July, always depending on the evolution of the pandemic

The statement says that in the conversations between LaLiga and the Spanish FA there were no problems in terms of fixing dates and times for the matches.

First matchday back after Covid-19 suspension

The first matchday will feature the following games:

Espanyol vs Alavés

Real Sociedad vs Osasuna

Athletic vs Atlético Madrid

Celta vs Villarreal

Leganés vs Real Valladolid

Mallorca vs Barcelona

Real Madrid vs Eibar

Valencia vs Levante UD

Granada vs Getafe

Sevilla vs Real Betis

Barcelona at the top of the table

Barça currently head the table, two points ahead of eternal rivals Real Madrid. The battle for the Champions League places is as tight as can be, with only five points between Sevilla in third and Valencia in seventh.

 

Current LaLiga table