Serie A confirm calendar for 2018-19 campaign

Serie A have officially confirmed the key dates for the 2018-19 season in Italian football.

The league campaign will get underway on the weekend of 19 August 2018, with the final games taking place on Sunday 26 May 2019.

For the first time, a round of matches will take place on Boxing Day - with the winter break taking place over the first weekend of January.

The Coppa Italia gets underway in July for some teams, but Roma and other top sides will enter the competition at the last-16 stage - with those fixtures scheduled for the weekend of 13 January 2019.

The Supercoppa will also take place in January.

See more key dates below.

Serie A 2018-19

Midweek matches

Wednesday 26/09/2018
Wednesday 26/12/2018
Wednesday 03/04/2018

International breaks

Sunday 09/09/2018
Sunday 14/10/2018
Sunday 18/11/2018
Sunday 24/03/2019

Winter break