Samuel Chukwueze will clash with compatriot, Kelechi Nwakali when Villarreal CF host newly prompted SD Huesca on matchday-1 of the 2020/2021 Laliga Santander season on Sunday September 13, Completesports.com reports.
While Nwakali is in manager Michel ‘s [Miguel Angel Sanchez Munoz], first team of Huesca, Spanish-born Nigerian forward, Kevin Carlos Omoruyi will have to fight from the club’s B team.
Ramon Azeez’s Granada will start the new campaign.with a home match against Athletic Bilbao also on Sunday September 13.
Laliga released the fixtures for the new season on Monday, but the the matchday-one schedules are staggered, giving respite to clubs like Real Madrid, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid and Sevilla due to their involvement in European competitions. However, the opening day matches that involve Nigerian players are not affected.
While three fixtures of the matchday-1 involving the four clubs have been rescheduled, seven other matches will hold on the weekend of September 12 -13 2020.
The 2020/2021 fixtures released by Laliga shows that the first El Clasico of the season will happen on October 25 2020 when Barcelona will host Real Madrid at Camp Nou, while the second at Santiago Bernabeu has been scheduled for matchday-30 on April 11 2021
2020/2021 LALIGA SANTANDER MATCHDAY-1 FIXTURES
September 12 -13 2020
Deportivo Alaves v Real Betis
Eibar v Celta Vigo
Cadiz v Osasuna
Granada v Athletic Bilbao
Valencia v Levante
Real Valladolid v Real Sociedad
Villarreal v Huesca
RESCHEDULED MATCHDAY -1 GAMES
January 12, 2021
Atletico Madrid v Sevilla
February/ March 2021 (Euro Competition days)
Barcelona v Elche
Real Madrid v Getafe
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