Our prediction for this Segunda Division match:
Malaga and Alcorcon go head to head at Estadio La Rosaleda in what is expected to be a close Segunda Division encounter. Los Boquerones kicked off the new La Liga 2 campaign with back-to-back draws against Mirandes and Ibiza, with the team eyeing their first win of the process. Luis Munoz, who opened his goal-scoring account at the weekend, is likely to keep his place in the starting XI, with teenager Roberto Fernandez pushing for a start after impressing in the draw with Ibiza.
Alcorcon, on the other hand, aim to make amends for back-to-back losses to the likes of Ponferradina and Fuenlabrada. Los Alfareros have been struggling in front of goal of late, and seeing that Malaga are a real force to be reckoned with at home, the visitors are likely to return to the suburbs of Madrid empty-handed. The good news for the visitors is that experienced defender Laure returns from suspension.
Highlighted Player (David Lomban):
David Lomban was born in Aviles, Asturias on 5 June, 1987 and he began his senior career at Valencia. The 185-cm-tall defender played 37 matches for Valencia B and he made no more than three appearances for the first team. After spending the 2009/2010 season on loan at Salamanca, he joined Xerez in 2010 and two years later he signed for Barcelona B.
David Lomban played just one season for the Catalan outfit in Segunda Division and then he decided to take a bigger step towards a brighter future as he joined La Liga side Elche. After making 62 appearances for the club, he signed a three-year contract with Granada on 10 August, 2015. Lomban played 31 games for los Granadinos in the 2015/2016 La Liga campaign, but he failed to find the net for the Andalusian outfit in the top flight.
David Lomban’s contract with Granada expires on 30 June, 2018. Speaking of his international career, the Granada defender has 11 caps for Spain U17 and he played one match for Spain U20 team as well.
Highlighted Team (Alcorcon):
Founded on July 20, 1971, Alcorcon have been competing in Segunda Division since the 2010/11 season. Los Alfareros welcome their rivals at Santo Domingo, the stadium opened in 1999. The venue has the capacity of 5,100 people. Alcorcon have made it to the Segunda Division playoffs on several occasions, but they have never participated in La Liga.
The club’s biggest success in Copa del rey came in the 2009/10 season when they made it to the last 16 of the prestigious competition. Alcorcon suffered a 3-2 (on agg.) loss to Racing Santander in the round of 16. The club’s home colour is yellow, while their away kit is mainly blue.
Los Alfareros played their first official game on September 8, 1971, with the team losing 2-0 to Atletico Madrid youth team. The likes of Cordoba and Leganes are regarded as the club’s main rivals, while David Rodriguez is the club’s all-time top goalscorer.