These two were both in the Segunda División last season, but now, for both, full focus is on La Liga survival.
Almería kick off in the bottom three, having lost 3-1 at Real Betis on Sunday night.
Los Rojiblancos did equalise, El Bilal Touré the scorer, but then conceded twice not long after.
A week earlier, Rubi’s team had beaten Rayo Vallecano 3-1, meaning both of their victories this season have come at home.
Can they add another to their tally in this one?
Girona meanwhile are one point but three places better off.
Blanquivermells ended a run of three straight defeats on Saturday, doing so in dramatic fashion.
Míchel’s side held Cádiz to a 1-1 draw at Montilivi; Christian Stuani equalising from the penalty spot with 90+11:02 on the clock.
Here, who will claim three vitally important points at Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos?