Match preview: #MálagaRealOviedo

Málaga CF are hosting Real Oviedo again at La Rosaleda, on this occasion for matchday 21 of LaLiga SmartBank, bringing an end to the first round of the competition.


08/01/2021 15:33

The Blue and Whites, in 13th place in the standings with 27 points, face the outfit from Asturias with 26 points and in 14th place. The match is being held at la Rosaleda Stadium this Saturday at 18:15 (Movistar LaLiga).

David Gálvez Rascón from Madrid will be officiating, making his debut in the division this season, and who has not yet refereed an official Málaga CF match. Eduardo Prieto Iglesias from Navarra will be at the helm of the VAR.


Players in common Málaga CF-Real Oviedo

Rafa, Dely Valdés, Erice, Adrián López, Jony, Koné, Blanco Leschuk, Aarón Ñíguez and Dani Barrio

(*) Lombán played in the youth ranks of Real Oviedo

Coaches in common Málaga CF-Real Oviedo

Ismael Díaz

Players in common CD Málaga-Real Oviedo

Felipe, Muñiz, Sánchez, Seoane, Dalmau, Sande, Porras, Gallastegui and Santi

Coaches in common CD Málaga-Real Oviedo

Cristóbal Martí, Luis Urquiri, Pasarín, Juan Otxoa, Barinaga, Domingo Balmanya and Luis Costa


Check it out

  • Matos, Escassi, Yanis and Luis Muñoz, with four yellow cards, are the Malaguistas on the verge of suspension.
  • Juande, with four goals, is the highest Malaguista scorer. Blanco Leschuk and Sangalli, also with four goals, are Real Oviedo’s top scorers.
  • At home in the League, Málaga CF have obtained two wins, four draws and three defeats (10 points), scoring seven goals and conceding 10.
  • Away from home in the league, Real Oviedo have accumulated three victories and three defeats (12 points), scoring eight goals and conceding eight.
  • With the debuts of Alexander González and Haitam Abaida in the Cup clash, there are now 387 players who have worn the Blue and White jersey in an official match.

Stats and facts

  • The third time Málaga CF and Real Oviedo will play one another in a Second Divison game at La Rosaleda. In the two previous games, the Blue and Whites obtained two victories by 3-0 and 2-1.
  • In addition, these teams have played each other twice in the League at La Rosaleda in the First Division, ending in a win and a draw for the Malaguistas. In all games between these rivals, Málaga CF have scored 11 goals and conceded three.
  • In the past five seasons in the silver division, on matchday 21, MCF obtained two victories (2-3 against Sevilla FC and 0-2 against Real Zaragoza) and three draws (0-0 against CD Castellón and 1-1 against CD Tenerife and CD Lugo).

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