Match preview: #LugoMálaga

Málaga CF are heading to the Anxo Carro to face CD Lugo on matchday 42 of LaLiga SmartBank. The last match of the 21/22 season kicks-off tomorrow, Saturday at 18:15 (Movistar LaLiga).


27/05/2022 15:14

The Malaguistas, with 45 points and in 18th place in the standings, face Lugo with 47 points and in 16th position.

Refereeing on Saturday is Oliver De la Fuente Ramos. He has officiated 20 matches in the current Liga SmartBank, showing 108 yellow cards (average of 5,40) and seven red cards (average of 0,35). In addition, he has refereed Málaga CF on three occasions this season (one win, one draw and one defeat for the Blue and Whites). Heading up the VAR is Daniel Ocón Arraiz from La Rioja.


Players in common CD Lugo-Málaga CF

Ernesto, Jonatan Valle, Xavi Torres, Ignasi Miquel, Tete Morente, Luis Muñoz, Yanis Rahmani and Peybernes

(*) Pablo Clavería, a CD Lugo player, played for Atlético Malagueño (2017/18)

(**) Javi Muñoz and Marc Caballé, former reserve team players who played for Club Deportivo Lugo

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

Coaches in common CD Lugo-Málaga CF


Players who debuted with Málaga CF against CD Lugo at the Anxo Carro

  • Munir (CD Lugo 1-2 Málaga CF, 18/08/2018)
  • Pau Torres (CD Lugo 1-2 Málaga CF, 18/08/2018)
  • N’Diaye (CD Lugo 1-2 Málaga CF, 18/08/2018)
  • Harper (CD Lugo 1-2 Málaga CF, 18/08/2018)
  • Renato Santos (CD Lugo 1-2 Málaga CF, 18/08/2018)
  • Blanco Leschuk (CD Lugo 1-2 Málaga CF, 18/08/2018)
  • Hicham (CD Lugo 1-2 Málaga CF, 18/08/2018)

Match info

  • Paulino, Jozabed, Luis Muñoz, Ramón and Chavarría are the Malaguistas on the verge of suspension. If they are shown a yellow card, they’ll miss out on matchday 1 of 22/23.
  • Brandon, with nine goals, is Málaga CF’s top scorer in LaLiga SmartBank. Carrillo, also with nine goals, is CD Lugo’s highest scorer.
  • Away from home, Málaga CF have accumulated four victories, five draws and 11 defeats (17 points), scoring 18 goals and conceding 32.
  • At home, CD Lugo have obtained a total of eight victories this league season, eight draws and four defeats (32 points), scoring 21 goals and conceding 19.


Stats and facts

  • The fourth time CD Lugo and Málaga CF will play one another in the Second Division at the Anxo Carro.  Up to now there have been two victories (1-2 in the 2018/19 season opener and 0-1 in 20/21) and one Malaguista draw (0-0 in the 2019/20 campaign).
  • In the past six seasons in the silver division, on matchday 42, MCF obtained four victories, one draw and one defeat. The most memorable win was in 07/08, when Málaga Club de Fútbol achieved their last promotion to the First Division by beating CD Tenerife at La Rosaleda (2-1), with an unforgettable brace by Antonio Hidalgo.

Talking about... Peybernes, Luis Muñoz, Hicham

10/06/2022 19:19 | Organisation

Málaga CF features in Marca Sport Weekend 2022

La Rosaleda was one of the venues for this annual multi-sport event, with the 'Match 4 vs 100' taking place at the Annexe, with Malaguista players Luis Muñoz and María Farfán getting involved.

28/05/2022 21:28 | Interview

Peybernes: “Next season will be better”

The Malaguista central defender spoke to MCFTV in the mixed zone after #LugoMálaga. “Let each one take their time to be self-critical and the Club will make decisions,” he said.