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Match preview: #AmorebietaMálaga

Málaga CF are heading to the Basque Country to face SD Amorebieta at Lezama on matchday 30 of LaLiga SmartBank. Kick-off is on Sunday at 18:15 (Movistar LaLiga).

The Blue and Whites, in 18th place with 33 points, face this rival in 20th position with 26 points.

The match will be officiated by Álvaro Moreno Aragón from the Granada school and assigned to the Madrid school. Up to now he has officiated Málaga CF in seven official games, all in the Second Division. The Malaguista results are three wins, two draws and two defeats. Heading up the VAR is Eduardo Prieto Iglesias from Navarra.


Players in common SD Amorebieta-Málaga CF

Roberto Santamaría

Coaches in common SD Amorebieta-Málaga CF


*Former Málaga CF player, Axier coached SD Amorebieta between 2011 and 2013


Match info

  • Javi Jiménez, Víctor Gómez and long-term injured Luis Muñoz, are the Malaguistas on the verge of suspension. Escassi won’t be in action due to a one-match ban.
  • Brandon, with six goals, is the Blue and Whites’ top scorer. Guruzeta, with nine goals, is the ‘pichichi’ of SD Amorebieta.
  • Away from home, Málaga CF have obtained one victory, five draws and eight defeats out of 14 games, scoring 10 goals and conceding 27.
  • At home, SD Amorebieta have played 14 matches in LaLiga SmartBank. The results are three victories, seven draws and four defeats, scoring 20 goals and conceding 21.


Stats and facts

  • The first time Málaga CF will visit SD Amorebieta and also the first time the Blue and Whites will play an official match at Lezama.
  • Málaga CF’s Juvenil team, however, has played at Lezama, on 19th June 2021, with the match ending in a 3-3 draw against Juvenil del Athletic Club in the return leg quarter-final of the Copa de Campeones in the División de Honor.
  • In the past six seasons MCF have played in the silver division, on matchday 30, the Blue and Whites obtained one victory, three draws and two defeats.