Spanish La Liga crests 2017-18
August 20, 2017-May 20, 2018 -- Spain’s Primera Division season, officially known as La Liga. Reigning champions Real Madrid kick off the new season by travelling to Deportivo La Coruna, while city rivals Atletico Madrid begin their campaign against newly promoted Girona, and Barcelona host Real Betis at Camp Nou. Getafe and Levante, both returning to La Liga after a one year absence, take on Athletic Bilbao and Villarreal respectively.
The first meeting between Real Madrid and Barcelona, a fixture known as El Clasico, will take place on December 20, with the return fixture on May 5. The Madrid derby will be hosted by Atletico on November 19, and Real on April 8.