Neither of the two Spanish giants, Real Madrid and FC Barcelona, would want to slip up, especially ahead of next week’s clash. Watch La Liga live.
With the first El Clasico of the season due for next week, both FC Barcelona and Real Madrid will be eager to approach the big match on a winning note when they face Getafe and Cadiz, respectively, in matchweek 6 of La Liga 2020-21.
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Ronald Koeman's Barcelona will be on the road to face Getafe at the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez. Lionel Messi and co are undefeated this season, winning two and drawing one of their previous three fixtures.
Barca were held to a 1-1 draw by Sevilla before last week's international break and the Catalans will be looking to get back to winning ways against Getafe and keep the pressure on league leaders Real Madrid. Watch Getafe vs Barcelona on live streaming in India.
With Junior Firpo struggling with his hamstring and Philippe Coutinho rumoured to be rested, new signings Sergino Dest and Miralem Pjanic may be set for their club debuts against Getafe.
Reigning champions Real Madrid, meanwhile, will go out looking for their fourth La Liga 2020-21 on the bounce against newly-promoted Cadiz at the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano.
The Los Blancos, like Barca, are undefeated this season and have ten points from four matches in La Liga 2020-21.
Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane will be without several key players in Eden Hazard, Dani Carvajal, Alvaro Ordiozola, Eder Militao and Mariana Diaz due to injuries.
Luka Modric, who had a busy international week with Croatia, may also get a rest. Toni Kroos and Martin Odegaard recovering from their respective knocks, however, will provide a much-needed boost for the champions.
All times are in Indian Standard Time (IST)
Saturday, October 17
Granada vs Sevilla – 4:30 PM IST
Celta Vigo vs Atletico Madrid – 7:30 PM IST
Read Madrid vs Cadiz – 10:00 PM IST
Sunday, October 18
Getafe vs Barcelona – 12:30 AM IST
Eibar vs Osasuna -3:30 PM IST
Athletic Bilbao vs Levante – 5:30 PM IST
Villarreal vs Valencia – 7:30 PM IST
Huesca vs Real Valladolid – 10:00 PM IST
Alaves vs Elche – 10:00 PM IST
Monday, October 19
Real Betis vs Real Sociedad – 12:30 AM IST
All the La Liga 2020-21 season matches will be live streamed for free on the official La Liga Facebook page.
La Liga will not be broadcast on any TV channels in India.