Real Madrid to resume title pursuit against Eibar on June 14 as La Liga announces fixtures


Real Madrid will continue their league pursuit against Eibar on June 14 while Barcelona recommence their bid to defend the Spanish title on Saturday, June 13, organizers La Liga announced on Sunday.

The season kick backs into action after a three months break due to the novel Coronavirus crisia with a local derby between Sevilla and Real Betis on June 11.

There will also be fixtures for the following seven days, with Barca hosting Leganes on June 16 and Real playing at home to Valencia on June 18.

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According to a league source, Real Madrid will play their remaining six home games at the 6,000-capacity Estadio Alfredo di Stefano based at their training ground, a league source confirmed, as they are currently renovating their Santiago Bernabeu home.

Barca were leading Real by two points after 27 matches when the campaign was postponed back in March due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

As in the Bundesliga, which earlier in May became the first major European league to start up again after being disrupted by the pandemic, all La Liga matches until the end of the season will take place without spectators.

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Organizers have only released scheduling details for the first two rounds of fixtures although La Liga chief Javier Tebas confirmed that there will be matches every day of the week until the season is completed on July 19.

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