Match preview: #MálagaPonferradina

Málaga CF will host SD Ponferradina at La Rosaleda on matchday 31 of LaLiga SmartBank. Kick-off is tomorrow, Saturday at 21:00 (Movistar LaLiga).


11/03/2022 18:24

The Blue and Whites, in 16th place with 36 points, will face this rival from El Bierzo in 5th place with 49 points.

The match will be officiated by Víctor García Verdura from Catalonia. Up to now he has refereed Málaga CF in one official game, earlier this season on matchday 25, CD Mirandés 3-0 Málaga CF. At the helm of the VAR is Víctor Areces Franco from Asturias.


Players in common Málaga CF-SD Ponferradina

Ismael, Miguel Ángel, Alberto Aguilar, Saúl, Ernesto, Jonatan Valle, Baha, Hélder Rosario, Ibán Cuadrado, Roberto Santamaría, Toribio, Javi López, Ignasi Miquel, Iván Rodríguez, Erik Morán, Buenacasa, Cristian and Jozabed

(*) Kuki Zalazar, current SD Ponferradina player, and Óscar Sielva, former Ponferradina player, were part of Atlético Malagueño

Coaches in common Málaga CF-SD Ponferradina


(*) Manolo Herrero, a Málaga CF player (1996-98), coached SD Ponferradina in the 2016/17 season

Players in common CD Málaga-SD Ponferradina


Coaches in common CD Málaga-SD Ponferradina


Players who debuted with Málaga CF against SD Ponferradina at La Rosaleda

  • Schürrer (Málaga CF 1-1 SD Ponferradina, 12/11/2006)
  • Buenacasa (Málaga CF 1-0 SD Ponferradina, 14/01/2020)
  • Juande (Málaga CF 1-0 SD Ponferradina, 14/01/2020)

Match info

  • Javi Jiménez, Víctor Gómez and long-term injured Luis Muñoz, are the Malaguistas on the verge of suspension.
  • Brandon is the Malaguista ‘pichichi’ with seven goals. Yuri, with 11 goals is SD Ponferradina’s top scorer.
  • At home in the League competition, Málaga CF have accumulated seven victories, four draws and four defeats (25 points), scoring 15 goals and conceding 16.
  • Away from home in the League, SD Ponferradina have obtained a total of six wins, four draws and five defeats (22 points), scoring 16 goals and conceding 19.


Stats and facts

  • The fourth time Málaga CF and SD Ponferradina will play each other in the Second Division at La Rosaleda. The last three matches ended in a win (1-0 in the 2019/20 season), a draw (1-1 in 2006/07) and a defeat for the Malaguistas (0-2 in the 2020/21 campaign).
  • In the past six seasons Málaga CF have played in the silver division, on matchday 31, the lads obtained one win, two draws and three defeats.

Talking about... La Rosaleda, Jozabed, Juande

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Match preview: #MálagaGranada

Málaga CF are up against Granada CF, at La Rosaleda, on matchday 19 of LaLiga SmartBank. This midweek duel of Andalusian rivalry kicks-off on Thursday at 21:00.

07/12/2022 13:22 | Press conference

Mel: “We’re going to give our all”

The Málaga CF coach talked about the team’s current situation in the run-up to tomorrow’s clash with Granada CF: “We’re on the right track, the team doesn't see itself being outclassed by any rival.”

06/12/2022 10:22 | First team

Training this week plus midweek match

After arriving back in Málaga yesterday afternoon, the Blue and Whites will carry out two training sessions before hosting Granada CF at La Rosaleda. Then another two sessions are scheduled before heading to Ibiza.