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Match preview: #MálagaMirandés

In the Blue and Whites’ second consecutive home game, Málaga CF is hosting CD Mirandés at La Rosaleda on LaLiga SmartBank matchday 8. Kick-off is on Sunday at 20:30.

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24/10/2020 19:46

The Malaguistas, with 13 points and in 5th place in the table, face the rival from Burgos sitting in 11th position with nine points. The match will be broadcast by Movistar LaLiga.

Iñaki Bikandi Garrido from the Basque Country will be officiating. This will be his 11th time refereeing Málaga CF in an official match. Three of these games have been in the Second Division and the others in the top flight of Spanish football. Up to now the balance of results for the Malaguistas are four wins, three draws and three defeats. Alejandro Muñiz Ruiz from Galicia will head up the VAR.

 

Players in common Málaga CF-CD Mirandés

Usero, Goitia, Jordi Pablo, Yanis Rahmani and Joaquín Muñoz

* Javi Jiménez, a CD Mirandés player, was part of Atlético Malagueño in the 2016/17 season

Coaches in common Málaga CF-CD Mirandés

None

Players in common CD Málaga-CD Mirandés

Félix Sáenz, Ubis, Lakatos, Requejo, Urdaci and Tello

Coaches in common CD Málaga-CD Mirandés

None

 

To take into account

  • At home, Málaga CF have accumulated two victories and one draw, scoring two goals and conceding none, winning seven out of nine points at home.
  • Away from home, CD Mirandés have played three matches, ending in two victories and one defeat. The team scored four goals and conceded three.
  • Escassi and Juande are the only Malaguista players who have played all minutes of the competition to date (630 minutes).
  • Reserve team player Ale Benítez debuted last Thursday in an official match, at La Rosaleda, with the first team. Joaquín is the only Blue and White signing who still hasn’t made his MCF debut.
  • With his goal against Sporting de Gijón, Juande became Málaga CF player number 65 to score a goal in the Second Division.

 

Stats and facts

  • The second time Málaga CF and CD Mirandés will face one another at La Rosaleda in a Second Division match. Last season, the matchday 25 fixture ended in a 2-2 draw. Adrián (from the penalty spot) and Sadiku scored the Malaguista goals. In addition, there was a Copa del Rey clash between these rivals (2015/16 season), that ended in a victory for the visitors by 0-1.
  • Over the five seasons Málaga CF has competed in the silver division, on matchday 8, the results were one win (0-2 against CD Leganés), three draws (1-1 against Polideportivo Ejido and Deportivo de La Coruña and 0-0 against Sporting de Gijón) and one defeat (2-0 against Elche CF).

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