Malaga VS Leganes ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )
PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Malaga vs Leganes
Malaga and Leganes play at the Estadio La Rosaleda in a duel of the 8th round of the Primera Division. These teams have only met twice recently: on 19-03-2017, ending with a draw for (0-0), and on 10-21-2016, ending with Malaga’s (4-0) win. In this match the home factor may play an important role, since Malaga presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Malaga Team News
The home team is currently in 20th place with 1 point behind, 1 draw and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, tied at home to Athletic Bilbao by (3-3). In the last match, lost out to Sevilla by (2-0). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 2 wins, 3 draws and 10 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 1 draw and 9 losses in his stadium. Málaga won 2, drew 1 and lost 7 of their last 10 home games for all competitions.
In this competition, you have not won any of the last 7 games you played. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded at least one goal in each of the last 7 games, and his attack is not in good shape as he did not score goals in 5 of the last 7 games in this competition.
Malaga vs Leganes Stats
Malaga are having a poor performance in the Spanish league, it is the only team that has not yet won after 7 rounds and must start to present a better football, otherwise the decline at the end of the season will be inevitable. The disastrous campaign can be explained by the inefficiency of both the offensive and defensive systems, having scored only 4 goals, being the third worst attack of the competition, and conceded 16 goals, having the third defense more leaked, something that needs to be corrected with urgency . Playing at home, such as this Sunday’s showdown, Malaga have won only 1 point in 9 disputed matches and the most worrisome is that it is the third team to have conceded most goals. For the clash against Leganes, coach Míchel has the return of midfielder Kuzmanovic, as the athlete has completed automatic suspension in the last round and returns to the starting lineup.
Leganes Team News
The visiting team is currently in 7th place with 11 points, after 3 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, he won out for Las Palmas by (0-2). In the last match, tied at home to Atletico Madrid by (0-0). This is a team little affected by the house factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games has recorded 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with a total of 17 goals scored and 14 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses, with a total of 20 goals scored and 10 conceded. In the last game he played for the Friendly, he won at Eibar at home (2-0). In the last 10 games as a visitor Leganes won 7 and lost 3. The defense has been in good shape and only conceded in 2 of the last 7 matches in this competition. In his away games there is a tendency to few goals, since in 36 of the last 55 that disputed there were less than 3 goals.
Leganes have been performing above-expected in the Spanish Championship, are in the top half of the qualifying table, come from 3 unbeaten games and want to maintain the good phase to try to enter the qualifying zone for the next Europa League. The team is characterized by a rather ineffective attack that scored only 5 goals and is the fourth worst of the national, but on the other hand, the defense shows great strength, suffered only 3 goals in 7 games and is the second less leaked, that the team has not conceded goals for 3 games. Leganes has two wins and one defeat, coming from a good away win against Las Palmas and is the team that conceded least in La Liga. For the confrontation against Malaga, coach Asier Garitano will not be able to count on goalkeeper Serantes, defender Muñoz and midfielder Omar Ramos, all injured.