The crossings have already been defined. quarterfinals of the play-offs in the fight for the LNFS. Eight cities that will see their teams compete for the crown of Spanish futsal, and that will do so with new rules. With this year’s format change, the best-of-3 crosses are forgotten parties, as was established until now.
The first novelty established for this 2021-22 academic year is that of eliminate the best of 3 rule, to move to a back and forth crash. Each team will play one game at home, with the home court factor (the second leg) favorable to the best-placed team in the regular phase. If at the end of the two matches, the result remained tied, everything would be resolved with an extension of 3 minutes in each of the two parts. If despite these additional 6 minutes everything remained equal, The winner would be the team with the best classification have had during the year.
This is maintained during the quarter-final and semi-final rounds, while In the final, the best of 3 games format is returned with the home court factor in favor of the highest ranked team. This implies that there cannot be a tie in any match. In this case, the extra time would be the same as in quarters and semis (3 minutes per half) and if the draw persisted, resort to 5 penalty shots for each team.
What has not changed has been the criteria when establishing crossings. In the quarterfinals, as always, the pairings are established based on the classification obtained: 1º vs 8º, 2º vs 7º, 3º vs 6º y 4º vs 5º. In this way, the clashes in this first round of play-offs are as follows: FC Barcelona – ElPozo Murcia Costa Cálida, Viña Albali Valdepeñas – Jimbee Cartagena, Inter FS – Jaén FS and Palma Futsal – Rivera Navarra FS. One of these teams will win the 2021-2022 league champion title and will accompany FC Barcelona in the next edition of the Champions League.
The Catalan team has already secured the position after winning the maximum continental title, while the league champion will also go to the UEFA Champions League. In the event that Barcelona were the winner of the domestic tournament, The finalist would be the one who accompanied the culés.