The Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos will see UD Almería and Córdoba CF this weekend in Liga BBVA, with both teams looking for their first win of the season in the third round of matches. It will be the first time this particular Andalusian derby is played in Spain's top flight.
Team newsAlbert Ferrer's Córdoba go into the game without any major absentees in their squad. Nabil Ghalis, their latest signing, trained with the side and might make his Liga BBVA debut. Meanwhile, Francisco Rodríguez has Thievy Bifouma, Jonathan Zongo and Ramón Azeez doubtful, following injuries picked up on international duty.
View from the dugoutThe home side's manager is aware of the difficulty posted by their opponent. "If we do things well, as we have worked on, I'm sure we will take the points," said Rodríguez. Ferrer spoke with enthusiasm about the upcoming match: "We're at a point where the side are growing and going in the right direction. All the points are important".