Match preview: #MálagaCádiz

Málaga CF will host Cádiz CF for the Andalusian derby on LaLiga SmartBank matchday 11.


11/10/2019 15:00

The Blue and Whites, with eight points and in 19th place in the standings, face Cádiz at the top of the table with 25 points. The match is taking place at La Rosaleda this Saturday at 18:00 (Movistar LaLiga).

The match will be officiated by Catalán-born Rubén Ávalos Barrera, who has refereed Málaga CF on three occasions, all in the silver division of Spanish football, with a balance of one victory and two defeats. David Pérez Pallás from Galicia will be in charge of the VAR.


Players in common Málaga CF-Cádiz CF

Pellicer, José González, Yosu, Zafra, Monsalvete, Quino*, Luis Merino*, Zárate, ‘Koke’ Contreras, Duda, Perico, Álvaro Silva, Peragón, Erice, Edu Ramos, Sergio Sánchez, Javi Guerra, Albentosa, Iván Alejo, Mikel Villanueva and Diego González

(*) Also played for CD Málaga

(**) Ortiz, an Atlético Malagueño player (1990-1994), was also part of Cádiz CF

Coaches in common Málaga CF-Cádiz CF

Ismael Díaz, Javi Gracia and José González

Players in common CD Málaga-Cádiz CF

Liz*, Segura, Díaz, Virgós, Casanova, Cuesta, Bazán, Roldán, Óscar, Carrillo, Soto, Emilio Álvarez, Gabriel, Beato, Zacarizo, Gijón, Lasheras, Otiñano, Migueli, Mori, Vilches, Canillas, Mané, Husillos, Szendrei, Jaro, Chano, Villa and Zapatera

(*) Demetrio Berenguer, a Cádiz player, belonged to CD Málaga but didn’t play an official match with the Blue and Whites


Coaches in common CD Málaga-Cádiz CF

Quirante*, Andonegui, Valera, Barinaga, Riera and Balmanya

(*) Under the CD Malacitano name


Players who debuted with Málaga CF against Cádiz CF at La Rosaleda

  • Pellicer (Málaga CF 1-0 Cádiz CF, 14/01/1996)
  • Antonio López (Málaga CF 0-2 Cádiz CF, 15/01/2006)
  • Bóvio (Málaga CF 0-2 Cádiz CF, 15/01/2006)


To take into account

  • Sadiku and Adrián are Málaga’s league ‘pichichis’ with two goals. Álex Fernández, with four goals, is Cádiz CF’s highest scorer.
  • Adrián is suspended from this game. Injured Juankar, with four yellow cards accumulated, is the only Malaguista on the brink of suspension.
  • Reserve team defenders, Juande and Cristo – should the centre-back debut in a first team line-up, he could officially debut with Málaga CF.
  • Cádiz CF have played five away games so far in LaLiga SmartBank, with a balance of four wins and one defeat.


Stats and facts

  • The fourth time Málaga CF and Cádiz CF will play one another in a Second Division match at La Rosaleda. In the past three games, the Blue and Whites secured one win and two draws.
  • In addition, they have faced each other on nine other occasions at Martiricos: one in the First Division, three in Second Division B, four in the Third Division and one in the Copa del Rey. The four Third Division games, held in the 50s, were under the Atlético Malagueño name.
  • The Malaguista balance of results against Cádiz in these 12 encounters is five victories, three draws and four defeats, with 14 goals scored and 14 conceded.
  • In the past four seasons in the Second Division, on matchday 11, MCF obtained one victory (2-0 against CD Numancia), one draw (2-2 against Lorca Deportiva) and two defeats (1-3 against Rayo Vallecano and 0-1 against CD Numancia).

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