At Butarque, Leganés and Eibar will face again for LaLiga SmartBank
Leganés and Eibar will meet again at Butarque this saturday (21:00 hours) for LaLiga SmartBank after the last encounters in the first divisions at pepinero territory. A classic match will return to the silver category, that have a history of fifteen matches at Leganés
Pepineros and Armeros faced each other for the first time in 1994, in ancient Municipal Luis Rodríguez de Miguel, with victory for Lega 2-0. After that this duel was a regular match season after season and played for eleven consecutive seasons until the blue and white team was relegated to Segunda División ‘B’ at the end of the season 2003/04.
The last four matches was on First Division
After thirteen years without facing each other, they met again in 2016, in the first division, a category that both teams reached for the first time in their history. During four consecutive seasons at first Division, Eibar took at least one point in each of their visits, with two draw matches and two defeats. The last time they met was in 2019/20 where the blue and red team took the victory for 1-2.
The total balance for the fifteen matches at pepinero territory is of seven victories for Leganés, three draw matches and five victories for Eibar.