La Liga 2016-17 Schedule Fixtures Calendar
On 21st of August 2016, the first official game of La Liga will be played between Barca and Real Betis. It will be played at the home ground of Barcelona i.e. Estadio Camp Nou. Meanwhile, Atletico Madrid will face the promoted side Alaves on same day.
- Match Week 1
- Barcelona Vs Real Betis; 21 Aug
- Malaga Vs Osasuna: 21 Aug
- Deportivo Vs Eibar: 21 Aug
- Real Sociedad Vs Real Madrid
- Sevilla Vs Espanyol: 21 Aug
- Celta Vigo Vs Leganes: 21 Aug
- Sporting Vs Athletic Bilbao: 21 Aug
- Atletico Madrid Vs Alaves: 21 Aug
- Granada Vs Villarreal: 21 Aug
- Valencia Vs Las Palmas: 21 Aug
- Match Week 2
- Osasuna Vs Real Sociedad: 28 Aug
- Las Palmas Vs Granada: 28 Aug
- Athletic Bilbao Vs Barcelona: 28 Aug
- Espanyol Vs Malaga: 28 Aug
- Leganes Vs Atletico Madrid: 28 Aug
- Real Madrid Vs Celta Vigo: 28 Aug
- Villarreal Vs Sevilla: 28 Aug
- Real Betis vs Deportivo: 28 Aug
- Alaves Vs Sporting: 28 Aug
- Eibar Vs Valencia: 28 Aug
Some New Changes In La Liga 2016-17
- This season onwards, La Liga will not be sponsored by BBVA as the Spanish football federation have announced that the Bank BBVA is not remain the sponsor of the football competition. It will be simply called as La Liga and the second division as La Liga2.
- As the Spanish Bank BBVA is not remain sponsor of La Liga, Konami’s football video game Pro Evolution Soccer also lost license of La Liga and it has been overtaken by EA’s FIFA.
- Jiang Lizhang is the new owner of Granada who replaced Italian Giampaolo Pozzo. It was announced on 16th June 2016 that Chinese Jiang Lizhang is the new owner of Granada.
Which are the new promoted teams of La Liga 2016-17