Barca’s first noon for 27 years

Barcelona’s Week 23 match with Getafe will be the first time in 27 years that the club kick off in the League at noon.

The Catalans were this week handed the midday kick-off on Sunday, February 10 at home to the Madrid side.

For Barca, it is the first time they will start a League match at this time since April 7, 1985. AS report that on that occasion the team were away to Sevilla and played at that time due to Easter celebrations.

Real Madrid play their first noon game of the season two weeks before Barca, in their home fixture with Getafe in Week 21.

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