Match Time:6/13/2019 03:00 Thursday(GMT+8)
Deportivo La Coruna: Three consecutive clean sheets (Recent Form: WDWLDW)
Deportivo finished the regular season in Segunda Division on 6th place. The team is in fine shape – 2 wins, 2 draws, 1 loss in last 5. Deportivo take on Malaga on Wednesday at El Riazor in the first-leg of promotion play-off tie. “Above all we have to be ourselves and know how to compete in these games. It's 180 minutes and everything can happen. You have to be alert and the small details will determine the tie. I do not see favorites, I've played many of these games and I never see favorites. It is true that they have been above us. Málaga are a very difficult team to beat. There are some impressive players that more than half of Primera teams would like to have in their squads. We have to be good and be ourselves to be able to compete,” said Pedro Sánchez.
Malaga: Five victories in a row (Recent Form: WWWWWD)
Malaga had a strong finish, having won the last 5 games and in the end they finished third. Now it’s time for an away encounter. “Deportivo are a historic side in the Primera Division, they’ve won two and drawn one of the last three matches. The goals scored and conceded are very similar to ours, which says that they’re a team who has had many draws, are difficult to beat and there’ll be a very hostile environment at their ground. However the most important thing is the trend we’re working on, the feeling we have. I think there’s a very good internal confidence amongst the players,” said Miguel Torres.
THE BETTING VERDICT:
To sum up, it seems that this might be an interesting clash with a couple of goals. Both Deportivo and Malaga play rather offensively so perhaps this may be an open match.
Deportivo La Coruna VS Malaga
O/U Pick: over 2.00 goals