One other La Liga season is lastly right here. And the followers shall be again within the stadiums for this one.
There’s a completely different really feel to the brand new marketing campaign that kicked off Friday. Perennial favorites Barcelona, which misplaced membership icon Lionel Messi, and Actual Madrid appear ripe for the taking after the off-field controversies of the offseason. And it leaves the remainder of the sphere, particularly defending champion Atletico Madrid, feeling like this can be a season to capitalize on extra potential upheaval on the high of the standings desk.
The opening weekend has seen all of the favorites come out robust with the large three, Sevilla and Valencia all registering wins to start out the La Liga season. Probably the most spectacular efficiency arguably got here from the Messi-less Barcelona, which gained 4-2 at residence over Actual Sociedad, final 12 months’s fifth-place finishers.
WATCH: Each La Liga match on ESPN+
Easy methods to watch La Liga in USA
All 380 matches of the 2021-2022 La Liga season shall be streamed in English and Spanish on ESPN+ , kicking off the primary of eight years of unique protection within the USA. Choose matches may also be aired on ABC, ESPN and ESPN Deportes.
- Dates: Aug. 13, 2021 – Could 22, 2022
- Matches: Whole of 380 league matches in 2021-2022
- Streaming: ESPN+ (all matches in English & Spanish)
- TV Channels: ABC, ESPN (choose matches)
- Spanish-language TV: ESPN Deportes (choose matches)
La Liga Schedule – Week 1
Friday, Aug. 13
|Valencia CF 1, Getafe 0||Highlights|
Saturday, Aug. 14
|CA Osasuna 0, RCD Espanyol 0|
|Cadiz CF 1, Levante UD 1||Highlights|
|RCD Mallorca 1, Actual Betis 1||Highlights|
|Deportivo Alaves 1, Actual Madrid 4||Highlights|
Sunday, Aug. 15
|Celta Vigo 1, Atletico Madrid 2||Highlights|
|Barcelona 4, Actual Sociedad 2||Highlights|
|Sevilla 3, Rayo Vallecano 0||Highlights|
Monday, Aug. 16
|Match||Time (ET)||TV channels||Stream|
|Villarreal vs. Granada||2 p.m.||ESPN+|
|Elche vs. Athletic Bilbao||4 p.m.||ESPN+|