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Match preview: #MálagaAlbacete

Málaga CF will welcome Albacete Balompié to La Rosaleda for matchday 34 of LaLiga SmartBank.

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10/04/2021 14:01

The Blue and Whites, sitting in 9th place in the standings with 45 points, face Albacete Balompié with 29 points and in 22nd place. Kick-off is on Sunday at La Rosaleda at 14:00 (Movistar LaLiga).

Officiating is Daniel Jesús Trujillo Suárez from the Canary Islands, who has refereed 13 official Málaga CF games up to now (five in the First Division, eight in the Second Division). Heading up the VAR is David Pérez Pallás from Galicia.

 

Players in common Málaga CF-Albacete Balompié

Ángelo*, Basti*, Emilio, José González, Axier, Calandria, Salva Ballesta, José Juan Luque, Antonio Hidalgo, Antonio López, Pina, Carpintero, Jon Erice, Edu Ramos, Sergio Sánchez, Héctor Hernández, Keko and Cifuentes

(*) Also played for CD Málaga

Coaches in common Málaga CF-Albacete Balompié

José González

Playeres in common CD Málaga-Albacete Balompié

Camoto, Lezama, Juanele, Parra, Antonio Merino, Jon García, Fonseca, Da Silva, Chesa and Padilla

Coaches in common CD Málaga-Albacete Balompié

None

Players who debuted with Málaga CF against Albacete Balompié at La Rosaleda

  • Gascón (Málaga CF 0-3 Albacete Balompié, 11/02/2007)
  • Iván Rosado (Málaga CF 0-3 Albacete Balompié, 11/02/2007)

 

Check it out

  • Ramón and Mejías, with four yellow cards, are the Malaguista players on the verge of suspension.
  • Luis Muñoz, with five goals, is the team’s highest scorer in the league competition. Ortuño, with four goals, is the top scorer for Albacete Balompié.
  • At home in the league, Málaga CF have claimed four wins, six draws and six defeats (18 points), scoring 14 goals and conceding 19.
  • Away from home, Albacete Balompié have obtained three victories, three draws and 10 defeats (12 points), scoring eight goals and conceding 22.

 

Stats and facts

  • The sixth time Málaga CF will play Albacete Balompié in the Second Division at La Rosaleda. The previous five games ended in two victories (one of which resulted in promotion to the First Division in 1999), two draws and one defeat.
  • In addition, there were two First Division clashes between these rivals, ending in a draw and a defeat for the Malaguistas. The total number of goals scored is six, with nine conceded.
  • In the past five seasons in the Second Division, on matchday 34, Málaga CF obtained one victory (2-0 against Elche CF), three draws (1-1 against CD Logroñés, 0-0 against Racing de Ferrol and 1-1 against Extremadura UD) and one defeat (1-2 against Extremadura UD).

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