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Real Sociedad, our Copa del Rey round of 32 rival

The Copa de SM El Rey round of 32 match will be held at La Rosaleda Stadium between 6th and 7th January.

Real Sociedad will be Málaga CF’s rival in the round of 32 of the Copa de SM El Rey, following the draw held on 12 December. The match will take place at La Rosaleda Stadium between 6th and 7th January.


Málaga CF's sporting director, Loren Juarros analysed the cup match to the Club's media.

About the rival, Real Sociedad

“We should be pleased with the draw. They are a great team that have been at the highest level for many years.”

Possibilities in the match

“In football there are always options. This is a great time for Real Sociedad at the moment and they’ve been at the top level for years. It won't be easy, but we have a chance. It's going to be an attractive match with two teams that like to play football.”

Three Kings fiesta at La Rosaleda

“I encourage people to come and watch the game as it’ll be a great chance to enjoy great football with two good sets of fans.”

His past in Real Sociedad

“It's my first home. Now I feel here like I did there. I’m very happy to be able to face a great team, which has been my life.”


In addition, player Sangalli, who used to play in the ranks of Real Sociedad, also analysed the upcoming Cup match.

A Champions League rival

“They are a Champions League side playing at an impressive level. It's going to be tough. Even though we’re playing at home and it’s a single-match tie, it’s going to be difficult. We’ll do all we can, along with our fans to win the game.”

His txuri-urdin past

“I'm delighted we’re playing against them. I’ve spent my entire life there, from the age of 11 to 24. I have good memories, friends and all the people at the club.”