Match preview: #LasPalmasMálaga

Málaga CF are heading to the Canary Islands to face UD Las Palmas, at Estadio Gran Canaria, on matchday 35 of LaLiga SmartBank. Kick-off is tomorrow, Saturday at 18:15 (mainland time).


16/04/2021 13:08

The Blue and Whites, 9th in the table with 48 points, face this rival in 10th place with 45 points. The match will be broadcast by Movistar LaLiga.

Officiating is Aitor Gorostegui Fernández-Ortega from the Basque Country, in what will be his 7th official Málaga CF match. Out of the previous six games, five were in the Second Division and one in the Copa del Rey. The results were three wins, two draws and one defeat for the Malaguistas. Heading up the VAR is Rubén Ávalos Barrera from Catalonia.


Players in common UD Las Palmas-Málaga CF

Oti, Axier, Sandro, Agostinho, Schürrer, Gerardo Carrera, Apoño, Roberto Santamaría, Rondón and Jairo

Coaches in common UD Las Palmas-Málaga CF


Players in common UD Las Palmas-CD Málaga

Cabrera, Elzo, Manolo Torres, Beneyto, Gutiérrez, Romero, Mújica, Ríos, Calixto, Catalá, Juani, Jaime Molina and Onofre

Coaches in common UD Las Palmas-CD Málaga

Juan Otxoa and Marcel Domingo

(*) Antonio Ruiz, a CD Málaga player (1963/64), coached UD Las Palmas

Players who debuted with Málaga CF against UD Las Palmas at Estadio Gran Canaria

  • Miguel Ángel* (UD Las Palmas 0-0 Málaga CF, 22/09/2001)
  • 'Chory' Castro (UD Las Palmas 1-1 Málaga CF, 10/01/2016)
  • Ideye (UD Las Palmas 1-0 Málaga CF, 05/02/2018)
  • Success (UD Las Palmas 1-0 Málaga CF, 05/02/2018)

(*) Miguel Ángel debuted with Málaga CF against UD Las Palmas at Estadio Insular


Check it out

  • Ramón and Mejías (not called-up due to injury), with four yellow cards, are the Malaguistas on the verge of suspension.
  • Luis Muñoz and Yanis Rahmani, with five goals, are the highest scoring Malaguistas in LaLiga SmartBank. Rober, with eight goals, is UD Las Palmas’ top scorer.
  • Away from home, Málaga CF have claimed eight victories, three draws and six defeats (27 points), scoring 16 goals and conceding 19.
  • At home, UD Las Palmas have obtained nine wins, four draws and four defeats (31 points), scoring 28 goals and conceding 18.


Stats and facts

  • The 12th time that Málaga CF will play UD Las Palmas in the Canary Islands. One of which, the first, was under the Atlético Malagueño name. In the Second Division, the five matches ended in one win, two draws and two defeats.
  • Out of the total number of games between these rivals, Málaga CF claimed one victory, four draws and six defeats, with a balance of seven goals scored and 13 conceded.
  • In the past five seasons MCF played in the silver division, on matchday 35, the Blue and Whites obtained two victories (2-1 against Hércules de Alicante and 1-4 against AD Alcorcón), two draws (both by 0-0 against UD Salamanca and CD Lugo) and one defeat (0-2 against Real Sociedad).

Talking about... Jairo, Yanis Rahmani

01/05/2021 14:48 | Previous

Match preview: #EspanyolMálaga

Málaga CF are up against RCD Espanyol, at the RCDE Stadium, on matchday 37 of LaLiga SmartBank. Kick-off is on Sunday at 16:00 (#Vamos and Movistar LaLiga).

12/04/2021 19:34 | First team

Kilometre 34: Why not?

It was a solid win for Málaga in yesterday’s league duel against Albacete at La Rosaleda. A 2-0 victory that, almost, seals our place in LaLiga SmartBank for another season.