The FIFA virus reduces spice to a direct duel for the playoff

El Rayo loses Dimitrievski and Saveljich; while Sporting is left without top scorer Djuka and Manu García.

The ball will roll again in Vallecas, after last day's match against Mirandés had to be postponed due to a coronavirus outbreak in the red zone (follow the game live on Something that will allow Iraola's men to face the duel fresher than Gallego's. The last meeting for both was with the same rival, Alcorcón, although the Madrilenians emerged triumphant from Santo Domingo (0-3) and the Asturians (0-0) were satisfied with extending their best streak of the course, of nine games without losing .

The links between the two do not stop there. They also share goal and playoff positions, for something they are fifth and sixth in the table. In addition, they lose two of their starters due to the FIFA virus. The Ray is affected in the rear, without Dimitrievski (North Macedonia) and Saveljich (Montenegro); while Sporting is downgraded at the top, without Manu García (Spain Under-21) and the top scorer in Second, with twenty goals, Djurdjevic (Montenegro) .

Iraola will have to introduce changes and everything indicates that Luca, Martos and Isi will enter the eleven. The latter replacing the sanctioned Álvaro García. The Mister Franjirrojo, who has not given a call, is still pending the evolution of Comesaña and Pozo. For his part, Gallego will recover Javi Fuego, although he has lost Gragera at the last minute. Therefore, few variations are expected in the Asturian ranks.

Keys to the game Cerrojo

El Rayo left a clean sheet in his last appointment. In seven of the ten of the course Dimi played, which today is low.

Without gunpowder

Sporting accused the absence of Djuka and was unable to mark Alcorcón.

Rayo faces this match after nine days without competing. Sporting did it just four years ago.Aces to followIsi

He met again with the goal in the derby and will return to the eleven. Along with Antoñín, he is the top scorer for Rayo (six) .


He started against Alcorcón and will repeat. He is the man with the most goals in the squad, after Djuka.

Ups and downs

Gragera and Saúl are out due to injury at Sporting. And in Rayo, Ulloa and Velázquez. In addition, Álvaro García is sanctioned.

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