La Liga games between Real Madrid and Athletic Bilbao and Granada against Atletico Madrid this weekend have been postpone.
Spanish newspaper Marca reported that the Spanish National Sports Council. Two La Liga matches between Real Madrid and Athletic Bilbao and Granada against Atletico Madrid have been postpone this weekend. As a result of the overlap with the 2022 World Cup qualifying program South America which pushes the program to kick on Thursday
The reason La Liga is unable to postpone both games from Saturday to Sunday is because Real Madrid have a scheduled UEFA Champions League group stage third match away to Shakhtar Donetsk on the day. Tuesday, as well as Atletico Madrid’s home game against Liverpool on the same day.
Previously, the two games between Sevilla v Barcelona and Villarreal v Alaves in September have been postponed. Because there is a program to kick on Saturday Not enough time after Thursday’s national team fixtures. Even the Spanish Football Federation did not approve the postponement. but it doesn’t work because it is a decision from the National Sports Council
So far, La Liga has 4 games that need to be reprogramme. All of which are games of almost all big teams. Therefore, it is a problem to choose a new kick date that is perfect. Due to the packed program, especially the presence of European games in the middle of the week.