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Barcelona draw with Espanyol 1-1 in La Liga derby

Barcelona failed to win in a home game against Espanyol in the La Liga derby as the week 15 game ended with a 1-1 draw on Saturday.

Before the match started, players observed a minute of silence in memory of Brazilian legend Pele, who died on Thursday.

Barcelona’s Spanish defender Marcos Alonso scored the opener in the seventh minute and the first half ended 1-0 at Camp Nou.

Espanyol’s Spanish forward Joselu leveled the score in the 73rd minute.

Barca’s Jordi Alba was sent off with a second yellow card in the 78th minute, and just two minutes later, Espanyol’s Vinicius Souza was also sent off by the referee with a second yellow card.

With 38 points, Barcelona returned to the top of La Liga, just ahead of Real Madrid on goal difference. Espanyol are in the 16th position.

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– Week 15 Results:

Barcelona-Espanyol: 1-1

Real Sociedad-Osasuna: 2-0

Villarreal-Valencia: 2-1?

Getafe-Real Mallorca: 2-0

Cadiz-Almeria: 1-1

Celta Vigo-Sevilla: 1-1

Real Valladolid-Real Madrid: 0-2?

Girona-Rayo Vallecano: 2-2

Real Betis-Athletic Bilbao: 0-0

Atletico Madrid-Elche: 2-0

Source: Anadolu Agency

Sports

Barcelona draw with Espanyol 1-1 in La Liga derby

Barcelona failed to win in a home game against Espanyol in the La Liga derby as the week 15 game ended with a 1-1 draw on Saturday.

Before the match started, players observed a minute of silence in memory of Brazilian legend Pele, who died on Thursday.

Barcelona’s Spanish defender Marcos Alonso scored the opener in the seventh minute and the first half ended 1-0 at Camp Nou.

Espanyol’s Spanish forward Joselu leveled the score in the 73rd minute.

Barca’s Jordi Alba was sent off with a second yellow card in the 78th minute, and just two minutes later, Espanyol’s Vinicius Souza was also sent off by the referee with a second yellow card.

With 38 points, Barcelona returned to the top of La Liga, just ahead of Real Madrid on goal difference. Espanyol are in the 16th position.

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– Week 15 Results:

Barcelona-Espanyol: 1-1

Real Sociedad-Osasuna: 2-0

Villarreal-Valencia: 2-1?

Getafe-Real Mallorca: 2-0

Cadiz-Almeria: 1-1

Celta Vigo-Sevilla: 1-1

Real Valladolid-Real Madrid: 0-2?

Girona-Rayo Vallecano: 2-2

Real Betis-Athletic Bilbao: 0-0

Atletico Madrid-Elche: 2-0

Source: Anadolu Agency