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Match preview: #MalagueñoRecreativo

The Malaguista reserve team will play RC Recreativo de Huelva at the Federación Malagueña de Fútbol ground, on matchday 30 of Second Division B Group IV.

This Sunday (12:00) Atlético Malagueño will host ‘El Decano’ of Spanish football. Manolo Sanlúcar’s boys, sitting in 19th place in the standings with 21 points will face ‘Recre’, in second place, with 55 points.

The match will be officiated by Alexander González González from Tenerife, his fourth season in the bronze category of Spanish football. This will be his first time refereeing the Malaguista reserve team.


Players in common Atlético Malagueño-Recreativo de Huelva

Juanma*, Puigdollers*, Iván González, Iván Aguilar, Marc Caballé, Cornejo, Rafa de Vicente and Altamirano

(*) Under the Málaga CF ‘B’ name


To take into account

  • Chica and Juande, with 4 yellow cards and Abqar, with 9 cards accumulated, are the Malaguistas on the brink of suspension.  
  • Malagueño are 10 points away, with 27 still in play, from the team (CD Don Benito) marking the play-off position for permanence.
  • Hicham, with 3 goals, is the Blue and Whites’ top-scorer. Caye Quintana with 12 goals is ‘Recre’s’ highest-scorer.
  • David Grande and Rubén debuted as Malaguista goal-scorers in the victory (2-0) against UD Almería ‘B’ in the last game.
  • Recreativo de Huelva have accumulated 8 victories, 2 draws and 4 defeats away from home so far this season.


Stats and facts

  • The first clash in Málaga, in Second Division B, between these rivals.
  • In the Second Division, Atlético Malagueño (then Málaga CF ‘B’) and Recreativo de Huelva played one another 3 times at La Rosaleda with the Malaguistas securing 1 draw and 2 defeats.
  • The balance of results on matchday 30 in Second B is 1 draw (1-1 against CF Extremadura) and 1 defeat (0-3 against CD Linares) for the MCF reserve team.