Will Mallorca’s impressive season continue?
Last time out, los Bermellones’ four-game unbeaten streak came to an end, defeated 2-0 by Getafe at the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez.
Nevertheless, just before the World Cup, Javier Aguirre’s team enjoyed impressive victories over Valencia, Villarreal and Atlético Madrid, leaving them 11th.
Newly-promoted Real Valladolid may be four places below their hosts, but will leapfrog them with a victory in the Balearic Islands.
Blanquivioletas returned to action with a 2-0 home defeat at the hands of Real Madrid, so have now lost three of their last four.
Then, in Wednesday night’s Copa del Rey fixtures, Pacheta’s team were dumped out by second-tier Alavés at Mendizorroza, beaten 1-0.
Simultaneously, Mallorca needed extra time to overcome third-tier Pontevedra, eventually prevailing 2-0, with Abdón Prats and Vedat Muriqi on target.
So, this league clash is tough to call, but Mallorca will be looking to make home advantage count at Son Moix.