League and club returns with key Football Fixtures after a long summer, we were occupied with great football moments in Euro2020, Copa America, and Olympic games.
However, we are only days away from the five major leagues in Europe including the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, and the UEFA Europa Conference leagues’ start dates.
In this write up we will give you an outline of the start date and the biggest fixtures of the season including the El Clasico, Madrid Derby, London derby, Manchester Derby, and the Milan derby.
2021/2022: The Key Football Fixtures and Dates Across Europe.
We start from the most prestigious football league in Europe which starts on the 13th of August with Arsenal traveling to newly-promoted Brentford while the clash with fellow London rivals (Arsenal vs Chelsea) follows on August 21, and away at Etihad against Manchester City seven days later.
For the Blues, Chelsea will face Liverpool at Anfield on August 28, seven days after playing Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.
The first Manchester derby is on November 6, 2021, but the return at Etihad is on March 5, 2022.
Liverpool v Manchester United is a big fixture anytime any day and the first for this season is on October 23. The North London between Arsenal and Spurs at the Emirates is slated for September 25 and January 15 2022 at the White Hart Lane.
Merseyside derby is also very huge and with former Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez in charge of Everton now, it will be interesting to see how the clash between both sides go, the first is at Goodison Park on November 30, 2021, and April 23 2022 at Anfield.
Liverpool vs Arsenal also deliver goals, you won’t want to miss it on the 20th of November at Anfield and at the Emirates on the 26th of February 2022.
Over to the La Liga, it starts on the 13th of August with a clash between Valencia and Getafe but all eyes will be on the Camp Nou when Barcelona welcomes arch-rivals Madrid for the first El Clasico of the season on the 24th of October.
The Santiago Bernabeu fixture will be on the 20th March 2022 which will possibly be at the newly renovated Santiago Bernabeu.
However, it’s not certain in the stadium will be ready for the December date for the first Madrid derby but the potential title decider between both sides will happen on May 8 2022 at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Ac Milan has a packed opening set of Football Fixtures that pits them with Sampdoria away from home on the 23rd of August before facing Lazio and Juventus on the 12th and 19th of September.
Atalanta follows on the 3rd of October but the first Milan derby will be on the 7th of November.
Inter Milan’s opening set of Fixtures seems easy until they meet the team they dethroned last season on the 24th of October albeit there’s a clash with Lazio scheduled for seven days earlier.
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE AND EUROPA LEAGUE
The UEFA Champions League qualification rounds may be on but the main group stage starts on September 14/15 2021 with Matchday 1.
UEFA Europa League and the UEFA Europa Conference League will start on September 16 2021 with Matchday 1.