Match preview: #BurgosMálaga

Málaga CF are heading to El Plantío to face Burgos CF on matchday 18 of LaLiga SmartBank. Kick-off is on Saturday at 16:00 (Movistar LaLiga).


26/11/2021 14:23

The Blue and Whites, 7th in the standings with 26 points, face this rival in 17th place with 19 points. The match will be officiated by Juan Luis Pulido Santana from the Canaries. Up to now he has refereed Málaga CF in 12 official matches (11 in the Second Division and one in the Copa del Rey). The Malaguista results are seven wins, two draws and three defeats. Heading up the VAR is Saúl Ais Reig from Valencia.


Players in common Burgos CF-Málaga CF

Goitia, Jonatan Valle, Roberto Peragón, Manu Torres and Matos

Coaches in common Burgos CF-Málaga CF


Players in common Burgos CF-CD Málaga*

Vaquero, Vallejo, Marcos, Requejo and Juanito

Coaches in common Burgos CF-CD Málaga*

Marcel Domingo

(*) Former CD Málaga players, Olivares and Soler coached Burgos CF

(*) The stats between Burgos CF-CD Málaga correspond to Burgos CF, the team that existed between 1922 and 1983

Match info

  • Brandon and Jozabed, with four yellow cards, are the Malaguistas on the verge of suspension.
  • Paulino and Brandon, with three goals, are the top Malaguista scorers. Pablo Valcarce, with four goals, is the ‘pichichi’ of Burgos CF.
  • Away from home, Málaga CF have played eight games, ending in three draws and five defeats, scoring six goals and conceding 16.
  • At home, Burgos CF have played eight LaLiga SmartBank matches, with a balance of four victories, two draws and two defeats (14 points), scoring nine goals and conceding four.
  • This will be a special match for Iván Calero, as his father Julián Calero is the coach of Burgos CF.


Stats and facts

  • The first time Burgos CF and Málaga CF will play one another in an official match. This will also be Málaga CF’s first visit to El Plantío stadium.
  • CD Málaga visited El Plantío nine times, four in the First Division and five in the Second Division. The Malaguista results were one victory (against Real Burgos), two draws and six defeats (against Burgos CF).
  • During the Burgos CF 2-1 CD Málaga match, held on 10th May 1981, Burgueña, who was substitute goalkeeper for CD Málaga that day, went on as a pitch player in place of Castro in the final stages. This was the only time this situation happened in the history of CD Málaga.
  • In the past six seasons MCF have competed in the silver division, on matchday 18, the Blue and Whites obtained two victories, two draws and two defeats.