The home team is currently in 12th place, with 49 points earned, after 13 wins, 10 draws and 14 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost at home to Fuenlabrada by (0‑1). In the last match, they lost to Espanyol by (3‑0). Interestingly, this is a team that has achieved better results away from home, having won 28 points on the road and only 21 at home. In the League, Málaga scored 12 points out of 30 possible, after 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses in the last 10 home games. His attack has scored regularly, as he managed to score in 7 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In 37 games in the competition, he never managed to turn the scoreboard in the 15 games in which he conceded the first goal. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 18 home matches for this competition: they have scored 6 of their 16 goals between minutes (16 ‘- 30’).
Málaga comes to this match after a 3-0 defeat on the trip to the field of leader Espanyol, in a match that counts for the thirty-seventh day of the second Spanish league. Rául de Tómas was the great figure of the match, scoring two of the team’s three goals, which resulted in a beautiful victory in the fight for the title. Note that the other goal was scored by the Spanish Javi Puado.
The team led by Sergio Pellicer must present itself in a 3-4-3, favoring the defensive organization and the attacks in depth. The three most advanced players responsible for jeopardizing the defensive structure are Caye Quintana, Jairo Samperio and Yanis Rahmani. In turn, the central corridor must be made up of Cristo Romero, Alberto Escassi, Cristian Rodríguez and Alexander González. For this match, the coach of the home team has the main players available.