Espanyol vs Barcelona.. Learn about the history of the Catalan derby confrontations

Espanyol vs Barcelona.. Learn about the history of the Catalan derby confrontations

The Barcelona team is preparing to face Espanyol, tomorrow, Sunday, in the Catalan derby, in the 24th round of the Spanish League competition, at the “Cornella El Prat” stadium.

Barcelona is fourth in the La Liga standings with 38 points, while Espanyol is thirteenth with 27 points.

According to the Catalan newspaper, Sport, Barcelona has surpassed Espanyol in the history of the Catalan derby in all competitions between the two sides since 1929.

Barcelona collided with its rival Espanyol 213 times in the Catalan derby in all competitions since 1929, before meeting Sunday at the “Cornela El Prat” stadium.

The preference was in favor of the Barcelona team against Espanyol in the history of the confrontations between them, as Barca won 125 games against 44 wins for the latter, and the tie was settled as a result of 44 meetings between them.

Barcelona’s last positive result came at the “Cornea El Prat” stadium, in December 2010, after Pep Guardiola, coach of Barca at this time, led his team to victory over Espanyol 5-1, scored by David Villa (two goals), Pedro (two goals), Xavi (one goal). ).

As for Espanyol, the biggest result against Barcelona goes back to the 1950-1951 season, when the first won 6-0.

While the highest-scoring match between the two teams, in the stronghold of Espanyol, dates back to the 1930-1931 season, it ended in a 4-4 draw. Eldemero, Bonal, Sulley and Pizzoli scored for Barcelona, ​​while Arusha scored a hat-trick for Barcelona, ​​and Sastre scored the remaining goal.

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