Malaga Vs Las Palmas
It is a huge game for both of these teams and it has major implications for both. Both of these teams headed into the international break with two defeats and one of these teams will be looking for the victory in this match. As Palmas are poor on the road and Malaga will be expected to capitalize on this. Both teams have a point to prove and will look to take advantage of any opportunity to gain three points from this fixture.
Las Palmas 100% start to the season ended with a loss to Sevilla and Malaga will look to capitalize on the superior head to head record between these two team. Malaga have 3 wins and 5 draws. Malaga are on the seventeenth position and Las Palmas are on the twentieth position in the current standings. As Palmas have lost 79% of their away games in La Liga last season and Malaga will be wary of their poor away form. The defense has been horrible on the road and they have conceded an average of 2.58 goals per game. Malaga as well have started badly after losing 1-0 to Malaga as well as Girona. It will be interesting to see how the4 match develops and what tactics will be used. Las Palmas have lost their last eight away matches, and have failed to score in their last four away matches in La Liga. Malaga have won their last four home matches against Malaga in all competitions. However, Malaga have not scored in their last three matches. Malaga have scored at least two goals in their last four home matches against Las Palmas. In Malaga’s last three games there have been under 2.5 goals.
Esteban Rolon is hoping to make a debut in this match and will keep faith with Zdravko Kuzmanovic in midfield. Federico Ricca will be fit to play this game after recovering from injury. There are no serious injury worries for Malaga.Vitolo is expected to be fit after recovering from a knee injury but Sergi Samper is set to miss the game with a calf problem.Alberto Aquilani is expected to make his debut in this game.Leandro Chichizola is struggling with a knee injury as well and will miss the match.
Possible Starting Lineups
Players to Watch
Borjo Baston is a known goal poacher and will be a key player in the Malaga team.Vitolo is the main man for Las Palmas and will be instrumental in attack