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Match preview: #LugoMálaga

Málaga CF are in Galicia to face CD Lugo on matchday 33 of LaLiga SmartBank. Kick-off is tomorrow, Sunday at the Ángel Carro at 18:15 (Movistar LaLiga).

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03/04/2021 19:57

The Malaguistas, with 42 points and in 11th place in the standings, face Lugo with 36 points and in 15th place – before the matchday got underway.

The match will be officiated by David Gálvez Rascón from Madrid. Up to now he has refereed just one official Málaga CF game this season, against Real Oviedo, at La Rosaleda on matchday 21 (1-1). At the helm of the VAR is Miguel Ángel Ortiz Arias from Madrid.

 

Players in common CD Lugo-Málaga CF

Ernesto, Jonatan Valle, Xavi Torres, Ignasi Miquel, Tete Morente, Luis Muñoz and Y. Rahmani

(*) Former Málaga B goalkeeper, Javi Muñoz played for CD Lugo in the 2008/09 season

(**) One player, Jesús Ares Otero, played for the two predecessors of CD Lugo and Málaga CF (Sociedad Gimnástica Lucense and Club Deportivo Málaga)

Coaches in common CD Lugo-Málaga CF

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  • Ramón and the injured – non-called-up - Mejías, with four yellow cards, are the Malaguistas on the verge of suspension.
  • Luis Muñoz, with five goals is Málaga CF’s top scorer in the league. Manu Barreiro, with eight goals, is CD Lugo’s highest scorer.
  • Away from home in the league competition, Málaga CF have obtained seven wins, three draws and six draws (24 points), scoring 15 goals and conceding 19.
  • At home, CD Lugo have accumulated a total of six victories, seven draws and three defeats (25 points), scoring 13 goals and conceding eight.

 

Stats and facts

  • Málaga, as Club de Fútbol, have accumulated 99 victories in the Second Division of Spanish football.
  • The third time CD Lugo and Málaga CF will play one another in the Second Division at the Ángel Carro. To date, the Malaguistas have claimed one win (1-2 in the 2018-19 season opener) and a draw (0-0 in the 2019-20 season).
  • In the past five seasons in the silver division, on matchday 33, MCF obtained two victories (3-0 against CA Osasuna and 3-2 against Sporting de Gijón), two draws (2-2 against SD Ponferradina and 0-0 against CD Tenerife) and one defeat (1-0 against Granada CF).

Talking about... Luis Muñoz, Yanis Rahmani

12/05/2021 12:53 | Training

Morning training returns to La Rosaleda

The Malaguista first team was back in training this Wednesday morning between 10:30 and 12:00 at La Rosaleda Stadium. Luis Muñoz remained in the gym due to a slight muscular strain.

06/05/2021 13:04 | Training

More strategy training at the Annexe

The team returned to training for the third session of the week at La Rosaleda’s facilities. Luis Muñoz, for the second consecutive day, was integrated into the group at a good pace.