Liga de Futbol Professional (LFP) or simply La Liga is currently top ranked football league competition based on Spain which is officially known as Liga BBVA due to the reason of sponsoring by BBVA. Since the very beginning of La liga, around sixty (60) teams have already competed here where twenty teams used to participate in every La Liga season.
The 2016/17 season of Liga BBVA will end up in next 14th May, 2017. Generally, a season of La Liga runs from August to May where full fixture of the season announce in the middle of the July. So, it will not change this time. Though the full schedule of Spanish league has not announced yet but fixture release date, season starting and ending date at least announced few days back. Let’s see their details below.
|Fixture Release Date||Thursday, 20 July 2017|
|Start Date||Saturday, 11-12 August 2017|
|End Date||Sunday, 13 May 2018|
|Spanish Super Cup (Charity Shield)||Sunday, 06 August 2017|
|Copa Del Rey Final||20 May 2018|
|First Set of Changes In La Liga Fixtures||After Champions League Fixtures announced in September|
[As soon as the full fixture will announce, you can see the update here.]
2017/18 season of Liga BBVA will be the 87th version since the beginning where total twenty clubs will contest. Among them top seventeen from previous 2016/17 season and rest three from Segunda Division where top two from Segunda Division and winner of play off. All participating teams are not officially announced yet. Here we provide possible teams list below.
# Participating Teams:
|1.||Las Palmas||Estadio Gran Canaria||Quique Setien||Las Palmas|
|2.||Real Madrid||Santiago Bernabeu||Zinedine Zidane||Madrid|
|3.||Levante||Ciutat de Valencia||Rubi||Valencia|
|4.||Sporting de Gijon||El Molinon||Abelardo Fernandez||Gijon|
|5.||Malaga||La Rosaleda||Javi Gracia||Malaga|
|7.||Rayo Vallecano||Campo de Vallecas||Paco Jemez||Madrid|
|9.||Real Sociedad||Anoeta||Eusebio Sacristan||San Sebastian|
|10.||Athletic Bilbao||San Mames||Ernesto Valverde||Bilbao|
|11.||Sevilla||Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan||Unai Emery||Sevilla|
|12.||Betis||Benito Villamarin||Juan Merino||Sevilla|
|13.||Eibar||Ipurua||Jose Luis Mendilibar||Eibar|
|14.||Getafe||Coliseum Alfonso Perez||Juan Esnaider||Getafe|
|15.||Granada||Nuevo Los Carmenes||Jose Gonzalez||Granada|
|16.||Espanyol||Cornella El Prat||Constantin Galca||Barcelona|
|17.||Deportivo La Coruna||Riazor||Victor Sanchez||A Coruna|
|18.||Atletico Madrid||Vicente Calderon||Diego Simeone||Madrid|
|19.||Celta Vigo||Balaidos||Eduardo Berizzo||Vigo|
|20.||Barcelona||Camp Nou||Luis Enrique||Barcelona|
According to UEFA coefficient, Premira BBVA has been top ranked over last five years. This league also won most IFFS World Cup Team of the Year and won most UEFA Champions League tournament where Real Madrid is the most successful club by winning ten titles. Based on La Liga players have won highest Ballon d’Or awards. This league is the most popular sports competition with all time average attendance 28,265.
According to round robin format, La Liga season used to compete where each team plays with rest of the clubs twice, once in home ground and other in away with total thirty eight matches. Three points for a win, one point for a draw and the end of the season, the highest points holder would be the crowned champion.