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Malaga 2-0 Real Sociedad: Already relegated Malaga pick up unexpected win

With the pressure of a relegation battle off their shoulders, Malaga inflicted a shock 2-0 defeat on Real Sociedad in front of their disgruntled fans at La Rosaleda on Sunday afternoon. Despite having their relegation to Segunda confirmed on Friday, Malaga produced one of their best performances of the season in front of a half empty stadium with those inside keen to voice their displeasure at the club’s management on all levels. The official supporters’ clubs in the designated stand were absent at kick off but emerged after five minutes…

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Levante 1-0 Malaga: Late defeat seals Malaga’s relegation to Segunda

Malaga’s relegation to Segunda was confirmed on Thursday night with a 1-0 defeat away to Levante. Any vague hope of survival was eliminated by a 93rd-minute winner from Ghanaian forward Emmanuel Boateng which leaves the Costa del Sol side 17 points from safety with just 15 points left to play for. The end of the club’s ten-year spell in the top flight came in cruel fashion after a game in which the Blue and Whites looked most likely to win. Striker Brown Ideye had two good chances in the first…

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Levante vs Malaga: Match Preview, Lineups and Prediction

Malaga could be relegated if they lose to Levante on Thursday evening at the Ciudad de Valencia. Date: Sunday, 19 April 2018 / Kick-Off at 20:30 UK / Venue: Estadio Ciudad de Valencia The visitors will be confirmed as relegated if they fail to beat Levante, and form is not on their side – having lost four and drawn once in their last five outings. Failing to bounce back from the 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid would see them confirmed as a La Liga 123 side next season and could potentially confirm…

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​Malaga 1-2 Real Madrid: Apologetic Isco steals the show on Malaga return

​There are few visiting players to La Rosaleda who get as warm a welcome as Isco. Born in nearby Benálmadena, the diminutive midfielder is one of their own. He left the Costa team with their blessing and is flourishing in his new surroundings and is a certainty to be starting Spain’s first group game in the World Cup this summer. It was perhaps fate that Sunday night’s game would be his. Without Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Luka Modric and Toni Kroos, the midfielder took centre stage and scored the game’s…

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Roberto Jimenez says loan spell at Málaga to end if they are relegated

Málaga goalkeeper Roberto Jiménez has said that if Málaga go down he would not stay with them and instead head back to Espanyol, where he is on loan from. Roberto arrived at Espanyol in June 2016, but was second-choice goalkeeper behind Diego López which is why he opted for a Loan move to Málaga the following season. According to Marca.com, he said “If we don’t meet our objectives, I have to go back to Espanyol. That’s a reality. We have played 31 games and we can’t let our efforts be…

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Just when will Malaga, Las Palmas and Deportivo be relegated?

With only seven La Liga games left to go this season, the relegation candidates at the wrong end of the table look almost guaranteed to retain their three current occupants: Deportivo La Coruna, Las Palmas and Malaga. The first to go down will almost certainly be Malaga, who could go down within a fortnight. They welcome Real Madrid this weekend before travelling to Levante, the side who will most likely consign them to a season in the second tier. Levante are in fact the side who will define exactly when…

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Juanfran Moreno after Malaga win: Deportivo is still “against the ropes”

Deportivo’s five-goal thriller against Malaga on the weekend may have allowed the Galician side to leapfrog Las Palmas in the table, but they are still more than 8 points from safety. Juanfran Moreno confirmed that relegation candidates Deportivo feel, “against the ropes.” Especially, due to 17th place Levante’s recent upturn in form. The Frogs are unbeaten in their last five consecutive games. Out of the seven La Liga games remaining, the Blues and Whites need three victories more than Levante if they are to have any hope of staying in…

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Deportivo 3-2 Malaga: Adrian double seals crucial win in relegation dog fight

Deportivo La Coruna’s battle to beat the drop received a major boost on Friday as they recorded the first victory of the Clarence Seedorf era with a 3-2 win over relegation rivals Malaga. On the back of a 1-0 defeat against Atletico Madrid last week, the home side needed to step up if they were to see off a Malaga side high on confidence after their shock 1-0 victory against Villarreal. In fact, the visitors started strongest and had the first chance of the game – a shot from Diego…

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La Liga News 

Pressure on Lucas Perez and Diego Rolan as both search for goals…..

Deportivo La Coruna and Malaga will go head-to-head on Friday evening in a relegation scrap, where both sides will need three points. Both sides are expected to be playing in La Liga 123 next season after dismal form this term, but with neither side being mathematically down – a win is a must on Friday evening. And, the pressure will be heavy on the shoulders of the two club’s main scorers – Diego Rolan and Lucas Perez. Rolan, of Malaga, the Uruguayan had a strong start in La Liga this…

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Jose Gonzalez: I hope we are fortunate in front of goal

Malaga boss Jose Gonzalez has said he hopes his side are fortunate in front of goal against Deportivo on Friday night. Both sides are expected to be playing in La Liga 123 next season after dismal form this term, but with neither side being mathematically down – a win is a must on Friday evening. With only 37 between them this season, neither side has been able to secure a decent run, despite Depor having installed Clarence Seedorf as boss. Depor sit three points ahead of Malaga but need to…

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