El Clasico date and time confirmed

The first El Clasico of the season between Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou has been scheduled for 28 October with an afternoon kick-off.

The match will get underway on Sunday with a 16.15 (Spanish time, CEST) start, meaning the match will be broadcast in the United Kingdom as opposed to previous afternoon games, which fell on a Saturday.

La Liga president Javier Tebas confirmed the scheduling on Onda Cero’s El Transistor show, with the weekend coming after a round of Champions League match.

Madrid take on Czech side Viktoria Plzen on Tuesday 23 October while Barca play Inter the following evening.

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