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Barcelona, Sevilla to play Spanish Super Cup in Morocco

Barcelona v Sevilla - La Liga

BARCELONA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 04: Paco Alcacer (R) of FC Barcelona celebrates scoring their opening goal with teammate Lionel Messi (L)during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC at Camp Nou stadium on November 4, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

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La Liga champions Barcelona will meet Sevilla in the 2018 Spanish Super Cup in Tangier, Morocco on August 12.

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The Real Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF) announced the decision on Sunday, as Barca looks to kick off the 2018 season against last year’s Copa Del Rey runners’ up.

Lionel Messi and Co. defeated Sevilla, 5-0, in the 2017/18 Copa Del Rey final, giving the Blaugrana a domestic double for the first time since the 2015/16 campaign.

La Liga play opens up in Spain on August 19, however, the full fixture list will be revealed on Tuesday.