Mathieu and Kakuta earlier this season in Vallecas / PHOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB

Match Day 26 in La Liga between Barça and Rayo Vallecano will take place on Sunday 8 March at 12.00pm (CET). It will be the first time that the blaugranes have played at midday local time this season, their last encounter with this particular kick off time came on 10 February 2013 when they beat Getafe at home 6-1.

Furthermore, the kick off time for the second leg of their Spanish Cup semi-final has also been announced. The game against Villarreal will be played at El Madrigal on Tuesday 4 March at 8.00pm (CET).

The first leg of the Cup semi-final will be played on Wednesday 11 February at Camp Nou, also at 8.00pm (CET).

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