Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Spanish top-flight soccer La Liga will resume after a three-month break on 11 June. The government’s sports department (CSD) said in a statement that the match will be played between local derby and Seville and Real Betis.
At a communication group meeting, they establish alongside the CSD, the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), and La Liga settled on the structure of La Liga ‘s final 11 rounds of fixtures and the second tier, the statement read.
The competition will restart on the weekend of June 13 and 14, with the first match on Thursday, June 11 being Seville ‘s game with Real Betis.
The last round of matches will take place on the weekend of 18 and 19 July, provisionally and depending on the evolution of the virus.
The CSD also said the RFEF and La Liga had agreed to work together on setting fixtures for the remainder of the season, despite the two coordinating bodies clashing over the scheduling of matches in the past, including a court.
In light of the circumstances, the CSD would like to congratulate the group leaders on their spirit of dialog and the goodwill they demonstrated during the meeting at the headquarters of the department, the statement continued.
Matches will start on June 11 in LaLiga, writes AS, with the opening match between Seville and Betis between derby.
Spain’s National Sports Council confirmed the news in a statement saying the remaining 11 matches would be played in agreement with the Spanish FA and LaLiga, with the championship ending July 19, depending on the pandemic ‘s evolution.
In the negotiations between LaLiga and the Spanish FA, the agreement states that there were no problems in setting days and times for the matches.