Match preview #RealSportingMálaga

Málaga CF are heading to Asturias to face Real Sporting de Gijón, on matchday 25 of LaLiga SmartBank.


13/02/2021 14:45

The Blue and Whites, with 31 points and in 12th place in the standings are up against the side from Gijón with 40 points and in 4th place. The match is kicking off on Sunday at 21:00 (GOL and Movistar LaLiga).

Officiating on Sunday is Óliver de la Fuente Ramos from Castilla y León, who has refereed Málaga CF in seven official games, all in the Second Division. The balance of results is two victories, two draws and three defeats. Heading up the VAR is Javier Iglesias Villanueva from Galicia.


Players in common Sporting de Gijón-Málaga CF

Emilio, Rafa, Cañizares, Ismael, Lekovic, Popovic, Rodrigão, Cristian Díaz, Calandria, Diego Castro, Pina, Molinero, Xavi Torres, Duje Cop, Michael Santos, Jony and Luis Hernández

(*) Former Malaguistas Saúl and Gascón were part of Sporting de Gijón B

(**) Malaguista goalkeeper Dani Barrio was part of Sporting de Gijón’s youth ranks.

Coaches in common Sporting de Gijón-Málaga CF

José Manuel Díaz Novoa

Players in common Sporting de Gijón-CD Málaga

Camilo Liz *, Bachiller, Gundemaro, García, Comas, Cesáreo López, Vera, Beascoechea, Pellicer and Megido

(*) Under the CD Malacitano name

Coaches in common Sporting de Gijón-CD Málaga


Players who debuted with Málaga CF against Sporting de Gijón at Estadio El Molinón-Enrique Castro ‘Quini’

Keidi Bare (Sporting de Gijón 2-2 Málaga CF, 11/11/2008)


Check it out

  • Ramón, Yanis and Matos are the Malaguistas currently on a cycle of four yellow cards.
  • Juande and Chavarría, with four goals, are the Blue and Whites’ top scorers. Djurdjević, with 15 goals, is Sporting’s top scorer and the current ‘pichichi’ of the category.
  • Away from home, Málaga CF have obtained six League wins, two draws and four defeats (20 points), scoring 13 goals and conceding 16.
  • At home, Sporting de Gijón have secured seven wins and five draws (26 points), the only undefeated team at home in the division. They have scored 15 goals and conceded 16.


Stats and facts

  • The sixth time Málaga CF will face Sporting de Gijón at Estadio El Molinón-Enrique Casto ‘Quini’ in a Second Division match. Previous games ended in two victories, two draws and one defeat. In addition, there have been six First Division clashes between these rivals, ending in two victories, one draw and three defeats for MCF. In total, there have been four wins, three draws and four defeats for MCF, with 15 goals scored and 14 conceded.
  • In the past five seasons in the Second Division, on matchday 25, MCF obtained two victories (3-1 against Recreativo de Huelva and CD Castellón), 2 draws (0-0 against UD Las Palmas and 2-2 against CD Mirandés) and one defeat (2-0 against CD Numancia).

Talking about... Juande, Chavarría

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Juande 2024!

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