After a summer without competitions of soccer of clubs, the teams are preparing to face a season that will once again count on the passion of the public, which will fill the stands of the stadiums that were empty last edition due to restrictions due to the pandemic of the coronavirus.
The Atletico Madrid, current champion of LaLiga Santander, will try to defend his place on the throne of Spanish football for which the great ocean liners of the competition, such as Real Madrid and Barcelona, are expected to fight. The colchoneros will continue to trust in the good work and in the strategy of the ‘game by game’ of the Argentine coach Diego Pablo Simeone, which this summer has renewed its contract with the Madrid team until 2024.
Their meringues neighbors, meanwhile, are presented as one of the clear aspirants to lift the trophy next May, after last season they were only two points behind Atlético. However the Real Madrid must be rebuilt after having lost key pieces such as the captain’s Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane or the technician Zinedine Zidane. At the head of the bench will be the Italian Carlo Ancelotti, who will embark on his second stage as a white coach.
Also in a stage of changes the season faces the FC Barcelona, what with Joan Laporta at the helm of the presidency he intends to repeat the successes achieved in his previous stage and to make the Barça fans forget the dark tunnel in which they were immersed in the last months of Josep María Bartomeu. Last season, the Catalan club could only get hold of the Copa del Rey and this year they will fight to lift the trophy of consistency. And it is that, with Leo Messi in the team, the culés aspire to everything.
With the intention of surprising the favorites to the title, the Seville, which, in the hands of Julen Lopetegui, managed last year to take the fourth place that gives access to Europe. Very close will be, a priori, the battle for the rest of the European positions, which last edition were for Real society Y Real Betis. Donostiarras and Andalusians seek to repeat the result achieved in 2020-2021.
If the fight for the title and for European positions is passionate, the war for permanence is usually a fierce battle. The prize of staying in the national soccer elite is something for which all teams compete to death. This campaign Elche, Alaves Y Getafe they will have to press if they do not want to repeat the suffering of last year, which ended two and four points behind.
Where to watch football on television
This course, as it happened in the past, Movistar will continue to offer nine meetings of LaLiga Santander per day, one of them, usually from Real Madrid or FC Barcelona, in Ultra High Definition by Movistar LaLiga UHD. In addition, the Telefónica brand channel will also offer nine games of LaLiga SmartBank, the Second Division of Spanish football.
The rest of the matches of the day will be broadcast on #Go and open through the channel Goal.
In addition, you can follow the latest news related to football and the minute by minute of the LaLiga Santander and LaLiga SmartBank matches in this newspaper.