Barcelona loses its monopoly at the top of La Liga, with a surprising draw with Espanyol
- World Soccer Today -
A state of astonishment and resentment prevailed among the Barça fans, the Barcelona team, which aspires to return the titles once again to the club’s treasury, this ancient entity that has overwhelming and great popularity within Spain and even in Europe in general, as it tied today with a score of one goal against a goal against its counterpart, the Espanyol team, within the framework of the round The fifth of the Spanish La Liga competitions this season, and it was the result of a great surprise, because everyone was waiting for the dominance of coach Xavi Hernandez’s sons over the match, whether technically or individually, because there are big differences between the players on the field, but football does not recognize that, but only depends on making the effort And taking the reasons and studying the competitor scientifically, and this is what Espanyol did, who achieved its goal and came up with a very expensive point.
The meeting began in a pressure manner for Barcelona on the defense of its opponent, as the left back of the former Chelsea club, the current Barca team, and the Spanish national team, Marcos Alonso, succeeded, who scored the first goals of the match early in the seventh minute of the first half, through the contribution of the player and the heart of the Danish national team, Christensen, announcing Barcelona's progress. Here, everyone thought that the owners of the land would display all their strength in front of one of the teams threatened with relegation, Espanyol, which is located after today's draw in the sixteenth place, with 13 points through 15 rounds, with only one point difference from the closest clubs that suffer, which is the Andalusian team Seville, which is located in eighth place. Ten with 12 points,, while Barca increased its score to 38 points, it remains the same in first place, but it is equal in points with Real Madrid, which occupies second place, and thus the competition flared up for the league title.