"In 20 minutes all the doubts generated since the end of 2020 were quickly dispersed."
Real Mallorca kick off the second half of their season with a difficult challenge away in Madrid.
A recent survey showed that Espanyol and Real Mallorca will be promoted in May.
Despite this defeat, Mallorca reach the halfway point in the season with an impressive 42 points.
Saturday's match felt like a defeat when RCD Mallorca lost two points and the only ones to blame for the outcome of the game were the team itself.
The Palma side have made one of the best ever starts to a season and lie one point behind league leaders Espanyol.
Mallorca now have a 13-day break until La Liga SmartBank resumes.
As the team reach the 14-day Christmas break, we sit proudly on top of La Segunda SmartBank.
Monro Bryce talks about the victory for RCD Mallorca in a difficult place as Leganes had only lost once at home this season.
They face fourth-placed Leganes in their Butarque stadium, in a game described as being a real litmus test for the Palma side.
On Saturday at 4pm we have a huge away game in Madrid against Leganes who lie six points behind us in fourth.
The unity in the Real Mallorca squad under Luis Garcia Plaza is something we haven’t seen for a long, long time.
Real Mallorca are on the crest of a wave at the moment, 14 games unbeaten and only three goals conceded in 15 games
The game had an unbelievable start and there was more happening in the first 10 minutes than a lot of the 90 minute stuff seen this season.
It’s the first time we’ve led the Spanish second division since season 96/97.
Mallorca play again on Sunday at 18:15 in Palma against Logroñes.
Mallorca gave the ball away far too often and I don’t recall Sporting doing that once.
A win come 6pm would put us in a commanding position as we enter another crazy period in this pandemic league
Kick off at 18.30 on Saturday.
Fan's View match report of this weekend's game.
We had to settle for a draw in a game that lacked any sparkle in the first half but came to life in the second.
After our trip to La Romareda, it’s back to normal with just one game a week for the foreseeable future.
"Mallorca aiming high..."
Our coach Luis Garcia Plaza stated on Sunday in the post match press briefing in Mirandes that Thursday’s game would see little change to our 0-0 draw side.
Mirandes are a rejuvenated young team this season and Mallorca found them tough nuts to crack.
On Sunday, Real Mallorca are away to Mirandes.
Real Mallorca play away at Galician side Lugo on Sunday at 12 midday after schedule change.
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The one that has got most Mallorca fans puzzled is Stoichkov’s move to Sabadell
Mallorca make the long trek up to Galicia to face Lugo next Monday at 16.00.
Local fans will be hoping for a better performance from Real Mallorca after last Sunday’s lacklustre 1-0 win in Palma against Sabadell.
Mallorca made very heavy weather of this win, considering our goal keeper Manolo Reina did not have to make a single save all game.
His prime objective now is to get Real Mallorca back where they belong in La Liga Santander.
With Moreno’s impending departure, our new sporting director Pablo Ortells had wasted no time in contacting 38-year-old Andoni Iraola.
The owners were angry that Moreno has unilaterally broken his contract that expires in 2022.
This is the fourth time I’ve seen Mallorca relegated since I got my first season ticket in 1984 and it doesn’t get any easier.
So it’s all down to the last two games for Real Mallorca.
Our last home game is next Thursday against Granada and Real Mallorca have ignited the relegation battle with a vital win.
Athletic Bilbao 3 - Real Mallorca 1.
There’s precious little wriggle-room for Mallorca as we play these 11 games in a short space of time.
Head of La Liga, Javier Tebas, refuses to give in and still feels it’s possible to complete the fixture list in Spain sooner than later!!