Barcelona La Liga fixtures for the 2021-22 season is released, Blaugrana will meet Real Madrid on October 24 and March 20.
FC Barcelona ended the 2020/21 season with mixed results. Some fans were happy with the team’s development, and some left disappointed after winning the league. A 3rd place finish is surely not good enough given their position towards the back-end of the season.
With the 2021/22 La Liga season set to commence in August, let us look at FC Barcelona’s fixtures and important match-days.
When do Barcelona play their first game?
Barcelona will start off their 2021/22 La Liga campaign at Camp Nou against Real Sociedad on August 15. Ronald Koeman and his players will look forward to put last season behind them and get off to a positive start. Real Sociedad will be a tough opponent, even though the Catalan side managed to complete the league double over them in a convincing fashion.
After the opening fixture, Barcelona will travel to San Mames. A gap of 7 days between both the fixtures. The opening two fixtures can shape the whole season for Barcelona, 2 tough opponents followed by Getafe, Sevilla and Granada.
FC Barcelona Fixtures 2021/22
Here’s the full list of Barcelona 2021-22 fixtures and match dates.
|1||Augustust 15||Barcelona vs Real Sociedad|
|2||August 22||Athletic Club vs Barcelona|
|3||August 29||Barcelona vs Getafe|
|4||September 12||Sevilla vs Barcelona|
|5||September 19||Barcelona vs Granada|
|6||September 22||Cadiz vs Barcelona|
|7||September 26||Barcelona vs Levante|
|8||October 3||Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona|
|9||October 17||Barcelona vs Valencia|
|10||October 24||Barcelona vs Real Madrid|
|11||October 27||Rayo Vallecano vs Barcelona|
|12||October 31||Barcelona vs Alaves|
|13||November 7||Celta Vigo vs Barcelona|
|14||November 21||Barcelona vs Espanyol|
|15||November 28||Villarreal vs Barcelona|
|16||December 5||Barcelona vs Real Betis|
|17||December 12||Osasuna vs Barcelona|
|18||December 19||Barcelona vs Elche|
|19||January 2||Mallorca vs Barcelona|
|20||January 9||Granada vs Barcelona|
|21||January 19||Barcelona vs Rayo Vallecano|
|22||January 23||Alaves vs Barcelona|
|23||February 6||Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid|
|24||February 13||Espanyol vs Barcelona|
|25||February 20||Valencia vs Barcelona|
|26||February 27||Barcelona vs Athletic Club|
|27||March 6||Elche vs Barcelona|
|28||March 13||Barcelona vs Osasuna|
|29||March 20||Real Madrid vs Barcelona|
|30||April 3||Barcelona vs Sevilla|
|31||April 10||Levante vs Barcelona|
|32||April 17||Barcelona vs Cadiz|
|33||April 20||Real Sociedad vs Barcelona|
|34||May 1||Barcelona vs Mallorca|
|35||May 8||Real Betis vs Barcelona|
|36||May 11||Barcelona vs Celta Vigo|
|37||May 15||Getafe vs Barcelona|
|38||May 22||Barcelona vs Villarreal|
October will be the month to look forward to for La Liga and football fans. Barcelona will go against the top teams, which can decide how the table will look after 1st half of the season. They start off at Wanda Metropolitano on 3rd October 2021.
The winner of 2020/21 season, Atletico Madrid, will like to get the upper hand against one of their biggest rivals. The history between the two cubs makes this match more interesting.
After Atletico Madrid, Barcelona will return home to face Valencia. Valencia will look to get back to winning ways and regain their spot among the top teams in La Liga. The match will take place on October 17th.
When is El Clasico 2021-22 between Barcelona vs Real Madrid?
One of the biggest match in football, The El Clasico 2021-22 will take place on 24th of October 2021. This will be the first meeting of both teams and will want to give their best. It will also be the first El Clasico in many years without Sergio Ramos and first for the likes of Aguero and Depay.
Real Madrid will be without Zidane but with a coach under whom they saw immense success, Carlo Ancelotti. Ancelotti will look to win his first El Clasico, after returning to Real Madrid. The match will be interesting, as always. The return fixture will be played at Santiago Bernabeu or Alfredo de Stefano on March 20, depending if the construction is complete.
With the new season, many new faces in Blaugrana colors will be seen. Barcelona want to get the season started on a high and will be looking to win the La Liga title after 2 long seasons. The fixtures were confirmed by RFEF on June 30th.
Who do you think will get the upper hand in the El Clasico 2021/22?
Note: All the above given Barcelona’s fixtures and dates are subject to change.