Majorca and Spanish they face each other in Copa del Rey Round of 16, where both teams have a great opportunity to get a ticket to the quarterfinals. The parakeets visit the stadium Son Moix with the intention of achieving a new victory away from home and they do so after suffering a heavy defeat in LaLiga Santander against Elche at the RCD Stadium (1-2).
The team of Vincent Moreno won the title of champion of the Smartbank League with 82 points Last season, equal to the Royal Majorca, but golaverage privately in your favour. That is why a duel of maximum equality is presented, where the blue and white club has not yet managed to see the door in the highest category, but they have not conceded a goal either.
The RCD Espanyol He has played all his games in the Cup away from home and this will be the fourth. It comes from beating the Ponferradina in the previous round on penalties, but now against RCD Majorca you will have to go one step further. There will surely be rotations, just like the coach has done Vincent Moreno in previous rounds.
The Royal Majorca, for its part, has been reinforced with the arrival of the Japanese Take Kubo, in the second stage in the vermilion club, on loan from the Real Madrid. In addition, the veteran striker Angel Rodriguez has arrived at the free club, after finishing his stage in the Getafe, as well as Kang In Lee, coming from Valencia as a free agent. It comes from beating another team in the Smartbank League, as the SD Eibar 1-2, where the many of Josep Gaya and Angel They flipped the scoreboard.
The team of Luis Garcia Plaza is suffering in Santander League, where occupies the fifteenth place with 20 points. He adds a point from the last 12 and seeks to raise his morale in the Copa del Rey. Espanyol has a great team on its return to the highest category of Spanish football, since it has been able to keep mainstays like Raúl de Tomás, Sergi Darder or Adrián Embarba. In addition, they have been able to reinforce with the central Sergio Garcia, coming from Seville, as well as Alex Vidal.
Despite the setback suffered before the Elche at the RCD Stadium, the blue and white square He has 26 points and occupies the eleventh place in the classification in LaLiga Santander. Of course, away from home his only triumph was the last December 31 against Valencia in Mestalla by 1-2, thanks to the goals of Thomas Raul, penalty, and Javier Puado.
When is Mallorca – Espanyol in the Copa del Rey played?
the match is played Today, Saturday, January 15, at 4:00 p.m.
Where to watch Mallorca – Espanyol in the Copa del Rey?
The meeting can be seen from the DAZN platform, which relays the Copa del Rey. You can follow all the information about the match live on the Mundo Deportivo website.