The Spanish government has given the green light for the return of professional sport – including the top flight of Spanish football, La Liga Santander and the second division, La Liga Smart Bank.
La Liga president, Javier Tebas had been eyeing a resumption on Friday, June 12, kicking off with Seville derby between Sevilla and Real Betis at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan. However, this was subject to receiving the go ahead from the Spanish Government.
The Spanish Government has now confirmed its decision to allow professional sports to resume from the weak beginning June 8, following guidelines from the Ministry of Health.
After 27 rounds of matches completed, FC Barcelona currently top the La Liga table with 58 points, 2 clear of second placed Real Madrid.
The full schedule for the remaining 11 matchdays will be communicated to the top division’s 20 clubs on May 28.