Her second consecutive victory, for the first time this season, was celebrated by Espanyolprevailing Mallorca 2-1 at “RCDE Stadium”, as part of the 23rd matchday of La Liga!
A great protagonist for the Catalans was Martin Braithwaite, with the 31-year-old Dane scoring both of his team’s goals. In the 22nd minute, he opened the scoring with a close-range shot, after a tragic mistake by the visitors and Vidal’s turnover, while in the 41st minute, Mallorca leveled the match with a terrific goal by Muriki from the top of the box!
The final score was made by Braithwaite’s header in the 51st minute after a nice assist by Melemed. Three points with which Espanyol climbed to 12th place of the leaderboard with 27 points, and at +5 from the relegation zone. On the other hand, Mallorca remained at 31 degreesI was at -3 from the six.
The 23rd matchday:
(7′ pen. Fidel, 9′ Bogue – 65′ pen. Iglesias, 68′ Miranda, 90’+5′ pen. Willian Jose)
(22′, 51′ Braithwaite-41′ Muriki)
Cádiz-Rayo Vallecano 17:15
Real Madrid-Atletico Madrid 19:30
Valencia-Real Sociedad 22:00
Athletic Bilbao-Girona 15:00
The next (24th) matchday:
Atletico Madrid-Seville 22:00
Rayo Vallecano-Athletic Bilbao 19:30
Betis-Real Madrid 22:00
Source: Sport Fm
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