Andrés Iniesta in action against Bilbao last season. PHOTO: Miguel Ruiz - FCB

Kick off times for the third round of La Liga games were published this lunchtime with Barca handed a four o'clock kick off on Saturday 13 September, when Athletic Bilbao will be the visitors. The following Tuesday or Wednesday, Luis Enrique's side will make their Champions League Group stage debut.

First two games

Barça kick off the season with a home game against Elche on Sunday 24 August (kick off 9PM CET) and then travel to Villarreal for their second match the following Sunday (kick off 7PM CET).