The date and kickoff time for FC Barcelona's derby against RCD Espanyol has has been confirmed by LaLiga. The Matchday 29 fixture has been set for Saturday, 30 March at 4:15pm CET, and will be the first game back from the international break. It is part of a week that will see Ernesto Valverde's side play 'Los Pericos', travel to Castellón to play Villarreal CF, and host title rivals Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou.
In the first encounter between the two sides, held on 8 December at the RCDE Stadium, Barça ran out 0-4 winners thanks to two Leo Messi free kicks and strikes from Dembélé and Suárez.
A week after that Barça travel to Villarreal on Tuesday 2 April at 9.00pm CET and welcome Atlético Madrid to the Camp Nou for a top-of-the-table clash on Saturday 6 April at 8.45pm CET.