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When does Club League football return after the World Cup?

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The 2022 World Cup is coming to an end, which means the return of European club football is just days away. But when does each league resume and how many break days has it enjoyed? Here, we run through each league’s return.

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Four nations – Argentina, Croatia, France and Morocco – will make it through to the weekend in third-place playoffs or the final, playing a total of seven matches.

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The last round of matches before the World Cup took place on the weekend of November 12-13.

The league will resume on December 26.
– 43 days since the league break.
– 16 days after the elimination of England by France
– 8 days after the World Cup final.
– 16 players will be at the World Cup last weekend (14 Prem, 2 EFL)

Players to have gone the full distance include Mateo Kovacic, Hakim Ziyech (Chelsea), Hugo Lloris (Tottenham), Lisandro Martinez, Raphael Varane (Manchester United), William Saliba (Arsenal), Ibrahima Konate (Liverpool), Julián Álvarez ( Manchester City).

However, Premier League clubs will return to action even sooner, with the Carabao Cup fourth round starting on December 20 – just two days after the World Cup final – including Manchester City against Liverpool on December 22.

CARABAO CUP CALENDAR

Tuesday, December 20
Milton Keynes Dons v Leicester City
Newcastle United v Bournemouth
Southampton v Lincoln City
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Gillingham

Wednesday, December 21
Blackburn Rovers v Nottingham Forest
Charlton Athletic v Brighton & Hove Albion
Manchester United v Burnley

Thursday, December 22
Manchester City v Liverpool

PREMIER LEAGUE CALENDAR

Monday, December 26
Brentford v Tottenham Hotspur
Crystal Palace v Fulham
Everton v Wolverhampton Wanderers
Leicester City v Newcastle United
Southampton v Brighton and Hove Albion
Aston Villa v Liverpool
Arsenal v West Ham United

Tuesday, December 27
Chelsea v AFC Bournemouth
Manchester United v Nottingham Forest

Wednesday, December 28
Leeds United v Manchester City

– FA Cup, Carabao Cup, Community Shield live on ESPN+ (US only)

The final round of matches before the World Cup took place midweek from November 8-10.

The league will resume on December 29.
– 48 days since the league break.
– 23 days after the elimination of Spain by Morocco
– 11 days after the World Cup final.
– 23 players will be at the World Cup the last weekend*

Players to go the full distance include Ousmane Dembele, Jules Kounde (Barcelona), Angel Correa, Rodrigo De Paul, Ivo Grbic, Antoine Griezmann, Nahuel Molina (Atletico Madrid), Eduardo Camavinga, Luka Modric, Aurelien Tchouameni (Real Madrid ) .

* Karim Benzema is officially part of the France team but was ruled out injured and not replaced.

LA LIGA CALENDAR

Thursday, December 29
Girona vs Rayo Vallecano
Real Betis v Athletic Club
Atlético Madrid v Elche

Friday, December 30
Getafe v Mallorca
Cadiz against Almeria
Celta Vigo vs Sevilla
Real Valladolid vs. Real Madrid

Saturday December 31
Barcelona vs Espanyol
Real Sociedad v Osasuna
Villarreal vs Valencia

– LaLiga on ESPN+: Stream live matches and replays (US only)

The Supercopa will feature the two finalists of last season’s Copa del Rey, Real Betis and Valencia, as well as the two best teams in the league, Real Madrid and Barcelona. It will take place from January 11-15, 2023 at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The last round of matches before the World Cup took place on the weekend of November 12-13.

The league will resume on January 4.
– 52 days since the league break.
– (Italy did not qualify.)
– 16 days after the World Cup final.
– 14 players will be at the World Cup last weekend

Among the players to have gone the full distance are Ángel Di María, Leandro Paredes, Adrien Rabiot (Juventus), Olivier Giroud, Theo Hernandez (AC Milan), Marcelo Brozovic, Lautaro Martinez (Inter).

SERIES A MATCHES

Wednesday January 4
Salernitana vs AC Milan
Sassuolo v Sampdoria
Spezia against Atalanta
Torino vs Hellas Verona
Lecce v Lazio
AS Roma vs Bologna
Cremonese v Juventus
Fiorentina v Monza
Internazionale vs Napoli
Udinese vs Empoli

Champions AC Milan will face Coppa Italia winners Inter Milan in the Supercoppa Italiana at King Saud University Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, January 18.

The last round of matches before the World Cup took place on the weekend of November 12-13.

The league will not resume until January 20.
– 68 days since the league break.
– 50 days after Germany’s elimination in the group stage
– 33 days after the World Cup final.
– 13 players will be at the World Cup last weekend

Players to go the full distance include Kingsley Coman, Lucas Hernandez, Noussair Mazraoui, Benjamin Pavard, Josip Stanisic, Dayot Upamecano (Bayern Munich.)

Bundesliga MATCHES

Friday January 20
RB Leipzig v Bayern Munich

Saturday January 21
Union Berlin v TSG Hoffenheim
VfL Bochum v Hertha BSC
Eintracht Frankfurt v Schalke 044
VfB Stuttgart vs Mainz
VfL Wolfsburg vs. SC Freiburg
FC Cologne vs Werder Bremen

Sunday January 22
Borussia Dortmund vs FC Augsburg
Borussia Monchengladbach v Bayer Leverkusen

– Bundesliga on ESPN+: Stream live matches and replays (US only)

The last round of matches before the World Cup took place on the weekend of November 12-13.

The league will resume on December 28.
– 45 days since the league break.
– 10 after France played in the World Cup final.
– 14 players will be at the World Cup last weekend

Among the players to have gone the full distance are Achraf Hakimi, Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain), Axel Disasi, Youssouf Fofana (AS Monaco), Nicolas Tagliafico (Lyon.)

LEAGUE 1 MATCHES

Wednesday, December 28
AC Ajaccio vs Angers
Troyes against Nantes
AJ Auxerre vs AS Monaco
Clermont Foot against Lille
Brest against Lyon
Paris Saint-Germain vs Strasbourg

Thursday, December 29
Lorient against Montpellier
Stade de Reims vs Stade Rennais
Marseille against Toulouse
Nice against Lens

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