Real Madrid will begin their 2015-16 la Liga campaign away at El Molinon to newly promoted Sporting Gijon. Sporting got the drop after the 2012-13 season and are back into the top flight after finishing second in Segunda Division. The season begins on 23 August.

In terms of the big matches, Real Madrid play the Clasico on Jornada 12 at home on 8 November (date subject to change) and will be away on Jornada 31 on 3 April, 2016 at the Camp Nou.

For the Madrid derby against Atletico, Real will make a short journey on Jornada 7 on 4 October and then home on Jornada 26 on 28 February, 2016.

The season ends on 15 May, 2016 against Deportivo La Coruna with the penultimate game being at home to Valencia which could prove decisive if the title battle goes all the way.

The Supercopa between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will be played on 14 August and 17 August and European Super Cup between Sevilla and Barcelona will be on 11 September.

Copa del Rey will begin on 2 September with the final stipulated for 21 May.