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win six games in a row 16 years later

He Málaga CF visit this Sunday to Huelva Recreational Center (8:00 p.m.). A very special match because it means that two such important clubs in Spanish football meet again, even if it is a stage like Primera RFEF, in the Nuevo Colombino. However, this match could be a very important step forward in the history of the blue and white team. roof that can break.

Aside from what happened on matchday 1 against Castellón, Málaga CF has activated the ‘rocket mode’ in this league start. Five victories against Atlético de Madrid B (2-1), Atlético Baleares (1-2), Recreativo Granada (3-0), Linares Deportivo (0-1) and San Fernando (1-0) is the baggage that has placed Martiricos’ team in second position after Dick Schreuder’s team. And this Sunday, in the Nuevo Colombino, it may arrive the sixth consecutive. A milestone that the Martiricos team has not achieved since the 2007/08 season with Juan Ramón López Muñiz on the bench.

The opportunity, for now, is there. There are many details that need to be improved, such as control of the game in the final minutes or effectiveness in front of goal. Second place makes visible the good work that is being done at the moment and the victory against Recre, beyond what it would mean on a statistical level, would be a coup of authority on the way to continue in the top positions.

Academic year 07/08, most recent case

The last coach to reach those six consecutive victories was Juan Ramón López Muñiz. In fact, there were nine: Salamanca (3-0), Alavés (0-1), Celta de Vigo (2-1), Córdoba (4-1), Castellón (2-3), Eibar (1-0), Polideportivo Ejido (2- 3), Las Palmas (2-0) and Tenerife (1-2), and in the first nine days of that Second Division 2007/08 that allowed the blue and white team to return to the top category. A very important cushion, since that year he did not win more than two games in a row.

Juan Ramón López Muñiz was the last coach who achieved 6 consecutive victories with Málaga CF. Málaga CF

That team, full of unforgettable players such as Jesús Gámez -recently named ambassador of Málaga CF-, Weligton, Antonio Hidalgo -then leader with 14 goals-, Apoño, Nabil Baha or Javi Calleja -now coach of Levante- and where experience was mixed of Salva Ballesta and the youth of Eliseu.

The fourth great opportunity

Didn’t he make it later Manuel Pellegrini? The Chilean He was never able to lead his teams to six victories. She stayed nearby 2010/11 campaign by beating Mallorca (3-0), Racing de Santander (1-2), Hércules (3-1), Atlético de Madrid (0-3) and Sporting de Gijón (2-0). However, a draw on the following day against Athletic Bilbao (1-1) ended any possibility.

Málaga CF has already started preparing for the match against Recreativo. Gregorio Marrero

Another to achieve five consecutive wins was Javi Gracia during the 2014/15 season: Granada (2-1), Córdoba (1-2), Rayo Vallecano (4-0), Real Sociedad (0-1) and Eibar (2-1). Victor Sanchez del Amoat the official level, also achieved it in the 2018/19 campaign in the fight for promotion: Oviedo (3-0), Reus (0-1), Zaragoza (3-1), Albacete (1-2) and Elche (3-0). However, the Catalan team was expelled during the first round and the match was never played.

And that’s where the count ends. Málaga CF, now with Pellicer, has the fourth great opportunity to achieve it. On a historical level it would be a nice anecdote and on a qualifying level… one more step to follow in the footsteps of Castellón, the undisputed leader.

2023-10-04 18:45:59
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