La Liga applies for permission to play Girona against Barcelona in U.S.

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La Liga’s plans to play Girona’s fixture with champions Barcelona in Miami moved a step closer after the league’s organising body said on Tuesday that they had asked for permission from the Spanish Football Federation to take the game abroad.

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“Barcelona, Girona and La Liga have requested the authorisation of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) to play Girona against Barcelona.

The match will be played on Jan. 26 , 2019 at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami at 20.45 CET,” said a statement from the league.