3 TIME STRIPES AT WEEKEND
LaLiga shapes the calendar: This are the new schedules
Published:25/05/2020 - 18:15h
Updated:25/05/2020 - 18:15h
LaLiga will return if nothing happens on June 11 with Sevilla-Betis and important data from this new calendar is already known. It looks like there will be three slots on the weekends and two during the week
This week, the Government of Spain informed that it gave green light to the return of LaLiga for the week of 8 June. Shortly after this announcement, Javier Thebes, president of the competition, ensured that his idea was that this reinicio led it an interesting derbi sevillano like the Seville-Betis. This party, to fault of official confirmation, will play on 11 June as it commented the costarricense. From the 12 would follow the day in which the FC Barcelona will have to travel to Mallorca to confront to the Balearic.
They are missing little more than two weeks and average so that it go back the football to Spain and Thebes already gives form to his new calendar. In the same there will be a new schedule, that will be entirely distinct to what has seen this season. In principle, for the days between week, there will be two time bands quite marked in which they will divide distinct meetings. One will begin to the 19:30 or 20:00 of the afternoon and the another will be on the 21:30 or the 22:00.
In the weekends will be three time bands to take advantage of the free days of the viewers. The first would be on the 17:00 hours, the following to the 19:30 and the another, as during the week, to the 21:30 or 22:00. The heat of the summer already has arrived to remain to a lot of zones of Spain and therefore it will have a lot of care to the hour to choose schedules in determinate zones of the country. LaLiga Has studied the temperatures of previous years to make the calendar that will know next week.
The south teams of Spain, like Seville or Betis, or even the ones of the Plateau, is impossible that can play in full month of June or July to the 17:00 or the 19:00, when it still is of day. For this time band, LaLiga would opt for planting to other groups of zones less calurosas like the ones of the north. Real Sociedad, Athletic Club, Osasuna or even Celtic of Vigo could have more options to contest his meetings to this hour.
Thebes explains the new schedules
"Always it has concerned us the heat. We work with computer programs and know the temperature of each day and in each place, calculate the historical average. With this work the forecast of the schedules. If there is a wave of heat or a rise of temperature the party would delay . The schedules between week will be of afternoon-night", explained Thebes when it wanted to refer to the importance that would have the heat in the preparation of this new schedule.
The responsible maximum of LaLiga also explained how will be the time bands of this new calendar and stood out that the north teams will play whenever it can to the 17:00. "In the weekends in principle there will be three schedules (17:00, 19:30 and 21:30 h.). The parties of the five would be in the zone cantábrica, these teams have an average that does not surpass the 28 degrees. If it changes the temperature will delay the schedule", commented.