La Liga Fixtures Released, Earth to Explode Opening Week.

Oh, it’s on. The LFP is releasing this year’s fixture list for La Liga as I type this, and the first match they drew for the  season that begins August 21 will be a doozy: el derbi sevillano. So we start our season with the play-in matches for the Europa league sandwiched around the biggest rivalry we Sevillistas have. Welcome to Sevilla, Marcelino.

The draw is ongoing, so update with your thoughts on the best matchups in the comments.

UPDATE: The full fixture list is supposedly here, if the website ever comes back up: http://www.rfef.es/calendario_primera.html

Full Sevilla fixture list below the break

UPDATE 2: Here is the fixture order…  I put in Europa fixtures too… though with the arrogant (and not to be taken for granted) assumption that we will make it through the playoff round.  Those first 11 liga fixtures are RUTHLESS.  but then in the next ten matches its much easier. October is BUSY.  if anyone wants to go through the rest of the season they can feel free….  sorry for hijacking your post jeremy….  rene.

Matches per month:  Note how crazy December is.  They’ll need that break.  This averages over 6.5 matches per month.  Wow.  That’s a big reminder of how important depth will be if we want to compete seriously on all three fronts.  We’ll be grateful for our midfield depth sooner than later.  And we really do need another striker.

  • August:4 (but from the 19th on… that’s a lot)
  • September: 6
  • October: 6
  • November: 4
  • December: 7 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!??!?!?!?!?!?!?!!  and that’s only through the 21st!

First 19 with other fixtures:

  • EUROPA Playoff 1:             8/19
  • Day 1: at Betis                      8/21
  • EUROPA Playoff 2:            8/26
  • Day 2: Malaga                      8/28
  • Day 3: at Villareal              9/11
  • EUROPA Group 1:              9/16
  • Day 4: Real Sociedad         9/18
  • Day 5: at Osasuna               9/21
  • Day 6: Valencia                   9/25
  • EUROPA Group 2:              9/30
  • Day 7: at Atl Madrid          10/2
  • Day 8: Sporting Gijon        10/16
  • EUROPA Group 3                10/31
  • Day 9: at Barcelona            10/23
  • Day 10: Racing                     10/26
  • Day 11: Granada                  10/30
  • EUROPA Group 4                11/4
  • Day 12: at Mallorca            11/6
  • Day 13: Athletic Bilbao     11/20
  • Day 14: at Zaragoza            11/27
  • EUROPA Group 5                12/1
  • Day 15: Getafe                      12/4
  • COPA                                        12/8
  • Day 16: at Levante             12/11
  • EUROPA Group 6                12/15
  • Day 17: Mierda                    12/18
  • COPA                                        12/21
  • Day 18: at Rayo Valle        1/8
  • Day 19: Espanyol                 1/15