MATCHDAY: Xavi Hernandez among coaches taking 1st game in charge

Xavi Hernández is set to make his coaching debut at his boyhood club FC Barcelona when it hosts Espanyol in a derby at Camp Nou.

published on : 20th November 2021

Xavi coaches 1st Barcelona game in derby against Espanyol

Xavi takes over a team that under Ronald Koeman and caretaker coach Sergi Barjuan only managed to win four of 12 league games this season while losing to Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid.

published on : 19th November 2021

La Liga: Atletico Madrid mark Antoine Griezmann's return with Espanyol win

Griezmann was replaced in the 58th by João Felix, who hadn't played this season because of an injury.

published on : 12th September 2021

Marco Asensio scores the winner as Real Madrid battle past Espanyol

Their 1-0 victory at the Santiago Bernabeu may only give Madrid 24 hours above Barcelona, who play Girona on Sunday, with their perfect record still intact.

published on : 23rd September 2018

La Liga: Messi hat trick puts Barcelona in lead as Real Madrid draws

Lionel Messi scored a hat trick to lead its 5-0 win over crosstown rival Espanyol on Saturday, making it the only side so far to win its first three games in La Liga.

published on : 10th September 2017

Ousmane Dembele gets first chance to prove his worth at Barcelona

The 20-year-old France striker, signed by Barcelona to replace Neymar is expected to make his debut in the Catalan derby against Espanyol this weekend.

published on : 8th September 2017