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Name: Espanyol
Founded: 1900
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President: Joan Collet
Manager: Sergio González

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Stadium: Cornellà-El Prat / Power8
Built: 2009

Leo Messi Espanyol
By Tom Conn On Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Leo Messi’s brilliant pass sets up Neymar’s goal vs Espanyol

Barcelona forward Leo Messi pulled off one of the most brilliant passes of the season that would eventually set up the opening goal by Neymar in his side’s 0-2 derby win over Espanyol on Saturday afternoon More...

Sergio Gonzalez, Espanyol
By Tom Conn On Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Sergio González: We didn’t get off to a good start against Barcelona

Espanyol manager Sergio González feels that his side’s poor first half set the precedent in Saturday’s 0-2 derby loss to Barcelona at the Power8 stadium and feels that they must adapt their play More...

Mateo Lahoz
By Tom Conn On Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Referee Mateu Lahoz apologised to Espanyol players for second Barcelona goal

Referee Mateo Lahoz apologised to the Espanyol players in the tunnel after allowing Barcelona’s second, decisive goal in Saturday’s 0-2 derby loss, where Luis Suarez was clearly offside before Messi More...

By Tom Conn On Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Iniesta: We did what we needed to do

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta was once again given a standing ovation at Cornella where his side were victorious in a 0-2 win over Espanyol and the Spanish international feels that the team is in perfect form More...

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By Tom Conn On Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Luis Enrique: I always wish the best for Celta Vigo

Barcelona manager Luis Enrique was satisfied with his side’s 0-2 derby win over Espanyol on Saturday afternoon and wished his former club Celta Vigo all the best in their match against Real Madrid on Sunday, More...

Barcelona v Espanyol.
By Alexandra Jonson On Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Espanyol 0-2 Barcelona: Catalan derby triumph keeps Barça rolling

FC Barcelona paid tribute to their late coach Tito Vilanova, who passed away one year ago today, by putting on a great exhibition of football away to Espanyol. Espanyol welcomed their city rivals to Power8 Stadium More...

Xavi Hernandez, Barcelona
By Tom Conn On Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Xavi Hernandez set to play 500th La Liga match against Espanyol

Barcelona captain Xavi Hernandez is set to play his 500th La Liga match, a milestone only made better by the fact that it could come in what could possibly be his last Barcelona derby against Espanyol. A fresh-faces More...

Barcelona training
By Tom Conn On Saturday, April 25th, 2015

UEFA vampires descend on Barcelona training

Barcelona held their final training session before Saturday afternoon’s derby against Espanyol and the squad had several surprise visitors as UEFA’s Anti-doping team took samples from 10 players, nine More...

Luis Enrique
By Jamie Kemp On Friday, April 24th, 2015

Luis Enrique: Guardiola is the best, it will be special for everyone

The big news of the morning for Barcelona was the fact they’ve been pitted against Bayern Munich in the Champions League semi-final, but there are more pressing issues for Luis Enrique at the moment. His More...

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By Tom Conn On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Iniesta: The derby will be tough and special

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta feels that reaching the Champions League semi-finals is a great accomplishment but they must set that aside and focus their attention on maintaining their lead in La Liga, where More...

Xavi Hernandez
By Tom Conn On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Xavi trains apart from the group ahead of Catalan derby

Barcelona returned to training less than 12 hours after their 2-0 2nd leg Champions League quarterfinal win over Paris Saint Germain, but were missing their captain Xavi Hernandez, who trained apart from the group More...

Lucas Vazquez, Espanyol.
By Jamie Kemp On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Lucas: If we can help Madrid with a win over Barça, then even better

Ahead of the Catalan Derby between Espanyol and Barcelona this weekend, Real Madrid-owned winger Lucas Vázquez has said it will be ‘even better’ if a potential win can help his parent club. Speaking More...

Ivan Lopez, Levante.
By Jamie Kemp On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Ivan López: Our survival is entirely in our own hands

With just seven games of the domestic campaign to go, Levante defender Ivan López has insisted that his team are well-placed to ensure their status in Spain’s top flight lives on for another year. Speaking More...

Sergio Garcia, Espanyol.
By Jamie Kemp On Sunday, April 12th, 2015

Espanyol 1-0 Athletic Club Bilbao: Sergio García comes up trumps

It was a case of taking their chances when they arrived for Espanyol, who needed little attacking force to wrap up an eventual 1-0 win over Athletic Club Bilbao on home soil. Last time they met at the Power8 Stadium, More...

Felipe Caicedo, Espanyol.
By Jamie Kemp On Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Villarreal 0-3 Espanyol: Caicedo brace fronts impressive Espanyol triumph

Goals either side of half time from Felipe Caicedo laid the groundwork for an impressive Espanyol victory at El Madrigal, while a late third from Víctor Sánchez put the icing on the cake. These teams drew 1-1 More...

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