There is a retro feel to the early La Liga table, making the 2020/21 season a fascinating prospect already.
As it stands, usual customers Real Madrid and Barcelona are nowhere to be seen in the top three, with Real Sociedad and Unai Emery’s Villarreal currently leading the charge in first and second respectively, while Atletico Madrid are just behind in third.
Los Blancos had the chance to leapfrog their neighbours over the weekend but stuck to the unusual script that has so far swept La Liga, losing 4-1 to Valencia.
However, Zinedine Zidane can take some solace knowing he has already triumphed in the first El Clasico of the season, and Barcelona are down in eighth.
These have been a testing few months for summer appointment Ronald Koeman, but there are signs things are just starting to click into gear, with three wins on the trot in all competitions.
The second international break of the season is now upon us, but when club football does get back underway, there are some enticing fixtures in the Spanish top-flight to look forward to.
How to live stream La Liga fixtures online:
bet365 are live streaming a selection of La Liga fixtures on the first weekend back after the international break. Here’s how you can access games being live streamed on the bet365 platform:
- Go to bet365 via this link
- Register for an account (this could also earn you up to £100 in free bet credits, though terms and conditions apply and you have to be over 18)
- Make a deposit to unlock the live stream sections of the site
- Head to the live stream section of the site
- Watch your chosen game live
NB: To watch, customers must have a funded Sports account or have placed bet within last 24 hours. 18+ | T&C’s Apply | Gamble Responsibly | Geo restrictions apply. These odds and promotions are valid at the time of the writing of this its most recent update on Thursday, November 12 at 10:00 BST.
US ONLY: Fubo* will be streaming a selection of La Liga fixtures live for account holders. Those without a Fubo account already can take advantage of their seven-day free trial by following the simple steps below.
- Click on this link.
- Click ‘Start Your Free Trial’ and enter your details.
- Log in and pick your desired channel to watch.
*Geo restrictions apply. Fubo is currently available in the United States, Canada and Spain. Packages and pricing differ per country.
La Liga fixtures | Latest
Friday 20 November
- Osasuna vs Huesca (8pm BST)
Saturday 21 November
- Levante vs Elche (1pm BST)
- Villarreal vs Real Madrid (3:15pm BST)
- Sevilla vs Celta Vigo (5:30pm BST)
- Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona (8pm BST)
Sunday 22 November
- Eibar vs Getafe (1pm BST)
- Cadiz vs Real Sociedad (3:15pm BST)
- Granada vs Valladolid (5.30pm BST)
- Alaves vs Valencia (8pm BST)
Monday 23 November
- Athletic Club vs Real Betis (8pm BST)
Game to watch: Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona
A debut El Classico in the dugout for Koeman ended in a concerning defeat at the hands of Real, but the Dutchman will be hoping for an improved performance from his players when he takes on another Madrid heavyweight.
Atleti by contrast to the Blaugrana have made an impressive start to the campaign, going their first seven games unbeaten and clinching five wins in that time, including the 6-1 thrashing of Granada, in which former Barca striker Luis Suarez netted a debut brace.
Already a contest of this magnitude could have significant implications for the season ahead. If Atleti win, they throw down the gauntlet as genuine title contenders, while another defeat for Koeman will raise questions of his tenure — even this early on, such is the expectation in Catalonia.
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