Match preview: #MálagaAlmería

Málaga CF will host UD Almería at La Rosaleda for the Andalusian derby on matchday 32 of LaLiga SmartBank.


29/03/2021 21:59

The Blue and Whites, with 42 points and in a provisional 9th place in the standings, are up against UD Almería with 57 points in 3rd place. Kick-off is tomorrow, Tuesday at 19:30 (GOL and Movistar LaLiga).


Players in common Málaga CF-UD Almería

Dani, Bravo, Sousa, Cidoncha, Jon Bakero, Dorado, Juanito, Míchel, Calleja, Manolo Gaspar, Rubén, Casado, Charles and Yanis Rahmani

(*) Former Malaguistas Alcalá and Munir played for UD Almería ‘B’

Coaches in common Málaga CF-UD Almería

Pepe Cayuela and Javi Gracia

Players in common Málaga CF-UD Almería

Emilio, Onofre, Castillo and Diego López

Coaches in common CD Málaga-UD Almería


(*) Including players and coaches who were part of Almería CF

Players who debuted with Málaga CF against UD Almería en La Rosaleda

  • Popo (Málaga CF 2-1 UD Almería, 06/01/2007)
  • Abqar (Málaga CF 1-2 UD Almería, 11/09/2018)
  • Héctor (Málaga CF 1-2 UD Almería, 11/09/2018)
  • Koné (Málaga CF 1-2 UD Almería, 11/09/2018)
  • Iván Jaime (Málaga CF 1-2 UD Almería, 11/09/2018)
  • Erik Morán (Málaga CF 1-1 UD Almería, 01/02/2019)

Check it out

  • Ramón with four yellow cards, is the Malaguista on the verge of suspension. Matos and Yanis Rahmani are suspended from this game.
  • Luis Muñoz, with five goals, is the top Malaguista scorer. Sadiq, with 14 goals, is UD Almería’s top scorer.
  • At home in the League, Málaga CF have obtained four wins, six draws and five defeats (18 points), scoring 14 goals and conceding 16.
  • Away from home, UD Almería have claimed eight victories, one draw and six losses (25 points), scoring 17 goals and conceding 16.


Stats and facts

  • The fourth time Málaga CF will host UD Almería in a Second Division Clash. The three previous games ended in a victory for Málaga CF (2-1, 2006-07 season), a draw (1-1, 2018-19 season) and a defeat (0-1, 2019-20 season).
  • Out of the total number of games, 13 have been held as Malaga CF (three as Atlético Malagueño) in all categories of Spanish football, with a balance of five wins, two draws and six defeats.
  • Five of these games were in the First Division, three in the Second Division, two in Second Division B, one in the Third Division and two Copa del Rey clashes. A total of 17 goals were scored and 15 conceded.
  • In the past five seasons held in the Second Division, on matchday 32, Málaga obtained two victories (3-0 against Sevilla Atlético and 1-0 against Cádiz CF), two draws (2-2 against Albacete Balompié and 0-0 against CD Numancia) and one defeat (3-2 against Real Murcia).

Talking about... La Rosaleda, Manolo Gaspar, Yanis Rahmani