Barcelona and Real Madrid set to clash twice in four in an early season El Clasico duel for the Spanish Super Cup.
Both La Liga giants will play two games in August with the first leg taking place in Nou Camp on August 13 and the second leg being played at the Santiago Bernabeu four days later on August 16.
The two sides are going head-to-head in the annual fixture between the La Liga winners and Copa del Reyholders.
A statement on Real Madrid’s website read: The General Assembly of the Spanish Football Federation(RFEF) have released the official schedule for next season. Real Madrid will face Barcelona in the two leg Spanish Super Cup clash.
‘The first leg will be played on Sunday 13th August, at the Camp Nou, while the return leg will be played on Wednesday 16th at the Santiago Bernabeu Barcelona has an enduring disappointing campaign last season after finishing second to eventual winner Real Madrid and they were knocked out of the Champions League by Serie A Champion Juventus in the quarter-finals as their arch rival Real Madrid went on to lift the trophy.
New Barcelona Ernesto Valverde he will get his first El Classico test with Zinedine Zidane’s side in the Spanish curtain-raiser.