Málaga CF faces a key week for promotion after drawing at home against Córdoba CF. The fight for the top positions tightens as the season progresses and Everything indicates that Málaga (24 points), Ibiza (26) and Castellón (28) are the clear candidates to move up a category.
Four points is the difference between Castellón and Málaga. On Sunday the 12th, The Malacitan club will travel to Ibiza to face the second placed team in a vital match to continue putting pressure on the leader.
The first two classified come from winning their respective matches: Castellón achieved a 2-0 victory against Alcoyano and Ibiza achieved the three points by visiting the Mérida stadium and finishing the match with a 1-2. Last Sunday’s draw against Córdoba meant that Málaga dropped two points. Despite that 1-1, Málaga’s dynamics are positive since It is the only team in the play-off positions that has not lost in the last five rounds.
Málaga will meet several familiar faces on their trip to Ibiza. Former Málaga players such as they are active in the Ibizan club Javi Jiménez, Alberto Escassi or Álex Gallar. All three played in the blue and white ranks in the 2022-2023 season. In addition, Jiménez and Escassi are starting pieces in Guillermo Fernández Romo’s team. Málaga also has an old piece of Ibiza, as is the case of Manu Molinawho played there from 2020 to 2022.
A victory for Málaga this Sunday the 12th at 4:00 p.m. in Can Misses would put them one point above Ibiza. The leader plays just after their direct rivals, against Recreativo Granada, at 6:00 p.m. Castellón will go out to play their match knowing what has happened in Ibiza.