Match preview: #PonferradinaMálaga

Málaga CF will face SD Ponferradina at El Toralín on matchday 12 of LaLiga SmartBank. Kick-off is on Sunday at 16:15.


14/11/2020 14:21

The Malaguistas, with 17 points and in 7th place in the standings face this rival in 12th place with 15 points. The match will be broadcast by Movistar LaLiga.

Alejandro Muñiz Ruiz from Galicia will be officiating. The second time he will referee Málaga CF in an official match. The last match ended in a Malaguista victory by 2-0 against Girona FC. Daniel Trujillo Suárez from the Canary Islands will be heading up the VAR.


Players in common SD Ponferradina-Málaga CF

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 and Jozabed

(*) Sielva, Ponferradina player, was part of Atlético Malagueño

Coaches in common SD Ponferradina-Málaga CF


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

Players in common SD Ponferradina-CD Málaga


Coaches in common SD Ponferradina-CD Málaga



To take into account

  • Chavarría is MCF’s league 'pichichi' with three goals. Pablo Valcarce, also with three goals, is SD Ponferradina’s top-scorer.
  • Escassi is the only Malaguista player who has played all minutes (990) out of the 11 games. Calero, Juande and Yanis have also played all matches.
  • Away from home, Málaga CF have accumulated three wins and three defeats (nine points), with six goals scored and 11 conceded.
  • At home, SD Ponferradina have obtained a total of two victories and three defeats (six points), scoring five goals and conceding seven.

Stats and facts

  • The third time SD Ponferradina and Málaga CF will play each other in the Second Division.
  • The previous two matches ended in a draw (2-2 in the 2006/07 season) and a defeat for the Malaguistas (1-0 in the 2019/20 season).
  • In the past five seasons Málaga CF played in the silver division, on matchday 12, the lads obtained two wins (0-1 against Sporting de Gijón and 0-2 against Deportivo de La Coruña), one draw (1-1, against SD Ponferradina at La Rosaleda) and two defeats (both against CA Osasuna by 1-0 and 2-1).

Talking about... Jozabed, Escassi, Chavarría

28/04/2021 13:16 | Training

The sun shines again at the Annexe

Málaga returned to training on this sunny Wednesday morning at La Rosaleda’s Annexe. Joaquín and Escassi, plus reserve team players Eu and Julio were back in the group.