Game: Malaga – Barcelona
Date: 24 September, Wednesday, 2014 year
Start time: 23:00
Malaga hosts Barcelona in a game from 5h round from La Liga. The midweek match will be played at Estadio La Rosaleda (Málaga) on the 24th September 23:00.
In the first round of the championship Malaga record only win so far, beating Athletic Bilbao 1 0 as host. Then Andalucians lost 0:3 away to Valencia, and in the next match at home failed to defeat underdog Levante draw 0: 0. In the last round of Malaga were able to draw against Espanyol last minute and so remained undefeated for the second straight game.
Barcelona is the most awkward opponent for Malaga in recent years. Andalucians have 13 losses in their last 14 games against Barcelona. The last victory for Malaga was eleven years ago when winning by 5-1 at home.
Luis Enrique made a great start at the head coach of Barcelona. Barcelona is in series of five consecutive wins – four in La Liga and one in Champions League. In their last match Barcelona defeated Levante as a guest 5:0. Claduio Bravo shows excellent goalkeeping slot games and the defense of the team is becoming stronger. The new signing Jérémy Mathieu is entered excellent in defense of the team, which is the best in Europe this season.
The big favorite of the match is Barcelona, who will try to continue with their good performances.
Barcelona have won 13 of their last 14 matches against Malaga in all competitions.
Barcelona have scored at least 3 goals in 8 of their last 10 matches against Malaga in all competitions.
Malaga have seen over 2.5 goals in 10 of their last 11 matches against Barcelona in all competitions.