Late kick-offs for Week 1, 2

The Spanish Football League (LFP) has published the kick-off times for the first two weeks of the Primera Division, listing some 11pm games.

Valencia’s home match with Malaga and Atletico Madrid’s visit to Sevilla are scheduled for the late kick-off in 2013-14’s opening round of games, which will be played across August 17, 18 and 19.

Meanwhile, Villarreal-Real Valladolid and Real Betis-Celta Vigo in Week 2 are also given the 11pm local time starts, in a round of fixtures for August 23 through to August 26.

Week 1 has defending champions Barcelona begin the season at home to Levante on Sunday evening at 7pm Spanish time, followed swiftly at 9pm by rivals Real Madrid, at home to Betis.

On from LFP chief Javier Tebas’ support of the Monday night slot, three games have been allocated the slot in Week 1.

Week 2 only has one Monday game, which is Madrid’s trip out to Granada, but it also carries two Friday night fixtures too.

Barcelona remain in a Sunday evening slot for their trip to Malaga in the second weekend of the League season.

Primera Division kick-offs (UK time)

Week 1

Saturday August 17

Real Sociedad-Getafe, 6pm

Valladolid-Athletic, 8pm

Valencia-Malaga, 10pm

Sunday August 18

Barcelona-Levante, 6pm

Real Madrid-Betis, 8pm

Osasuna-Granada, 8pm

Sevilla-Atletico, 10pm

Monday August 19

Rayo-Elche, 7pm

Celta-Espanyol, 9pm

Almeria-Villarreal, 9pm

Week 2

Friday August 23

Getafe-Almeria, 7pm

Athletic-Osasuna, 9pm

Saturday August 24

Elche-Real Sociedad, 6pm

Espanyol-Valencia, 8pm

Villarreal-Valladolid, 10pm

Sunday August 25

Atletico-Rayo, 6pm

Malaga-Barcelona, 8pm

Levante-Sevilla, 8pm

Betis-Celta, 10pm

Monday August 26

Granada-Real Madrid, 8pm

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