Barcelona are expected to kick-start their 2019/2020 Laliga campaign against Athletic Bilbao on Friday, 16th August 2019.
After Laliga conducted and released their fixture list for the new season, the 2019/2020 Laliga Santander season was scheduled to kickoff 17th and 18th of August, 2019.
But reports making the rounds in Spain is that defending champions, Barcelona will be kicking off their title defence with Friday night football.
Media outlet, COPE reported that Barça’s away trip to Athletic Bilbao is expected to be scheduled for 16th of August, by 9pm at San Mames stadium.
The date and time is however devoid of confirmation from The Royal Spanish Football Federation (Spanish: Real Federación Española de Fútbol — RFEF).
Catalan based outlet, SPORT, stated that confirmation of dates and times for the opening fixtures will be released by RFEF next week.
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