FC Barcelona to open La Liga campaign against Real Sociedad
The team coached by Imanol Alguacil will be the first opponents for Ronald Koeman's team in the 2021/22 league season on the weekend of 14/15 August
The 2021/22 fixtures for La Liga have been announced. Barça will open their league campaign against Real Sociedad at Camp Nou on the weekend of 14/15 August. The draw for the season's schedule took place on Wednesday at the Spanish Football Federation's headquarters in Las Rozas near Madrid.
First round of fixtures
Alavés v Real Madrid FC Barcelona v Real Sociedad Celta v Atlético Madrid Mallorca v Betis Cádiz v Levante Osasuna v Espanyol Sevilla v Rayo Vallecano Valencia v Getafe Vilarreal v Granada Elche v Athletic Club
The two games against Real Madrid in the league will be in the 10th and 29th round of fixtures. The first comes at Camp Nou on 23/24 October whilst the second is at the Santiago Bernabéu on 19/20 March.
The Catalan derby is back
With Espanyol's promotion back to the top flight, the Catalan derby returns for the 2021/22 season. The game at Camp Nou will be on 20/21 November during the 14th round of matches whilst the game at Espanyol will be during Week 24 on 12/13 February.