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UD Almeria ‘B’ set out on exciting play-offs journey this Sunday

The UDA Academy products will take on Marbella FC at the Francisco Muñoz Pérez Stadium in Estepona (KO 9pm CEST)

30/04/2022

UD Almería ‘B’ are gassed about their exciting journey ahead of the play-offs for promotion to the Segunda Division RFEF. The draw carried out by the Andalusian Football Federation (RFAF) has determined that the UDA Academy prospects will be facing Marbella FC on Sunday, 8th May (KO 12 noon CEST) at neutral venue Francisco Muñoz Pérez Stadium in Estepona city.

This 2021/22 season play-offs format determined that all the qualifiers have to be played at a neutral venue, which is why it will be contested in the above-mentioned town of Malaga, as a single-legged tie and pairing in the first of them the runners-up with the fifth-placed and third —Marbella FC— with the fourth -the youthful Indálicos-

UD Almería ‘B’ are duty-bound to win if they want to progress to the second knockout stage, not worth any other result due to the fact that in the event of a share of points at the end of extra time, the team that was in the best place during the regular season would get through to the next round. of the championship.

In the case that things go well for the UDA youth side and they wrap up victory on 8th May, they would have to wait for a rival ahead of the second round tie, which will be the winners of the first-round tie between Huétor Tájar and Atlético Malagueño. The winners of that second round would have to play a third tie with the opponents determined by the draw between the teams of all the groups that reach it.

Long story short, the UD Almería ‘B’ lads are currently separated by three one-legged qualifying rounds from being able to move up to the higher tier. It has been arranged that the first two knockout stages will be played at neutral venue Francisco Muñoz Pérez Stadium in Estepona city, while the venue for the third round is yet to be determined.