Cornellà picks up the glove

first_imgThe classification does not deceive and Espanyol continues, one more day, in the queue. But the parakeet has not only cut one point to permanence, which is two, but has been paired with Mallorca and Leganés. And above all, he got Sunday much more than his first victory in LaLiga 2019-20 (that is, in February) in Cornellà-El Prat.Espanyol did not win at home since the unstoppable euphoria of May 18 against the Royal Society, the day of the European classification, and five weeks before, for example, that Mallorca itself, victim of this victorious premiere, sealed its rise to Primera. In fact, the parakeet set remains in history for having materialized its worst start at home of all time (He came to chain up to six defeats in his first days at Cornellà) and also his worst run at home anytime of the season, by exceeding in one the ten games without winning in the 1988-89 season (which ended with a decline). But at the same time, the victory against Mallorca allows to turn the streak of a Espanyol that right now chains four league games in Cornellà without losing: 2-2 against Betis and Barcelona, ​​1-1 against Athletic Club and 1-0 against Mallorca. And that You should focus your goal of staying in your home, where your other two direct rivals will also pass, Leganés and Celta (this, in a last day that can be a heart attack), in addition to Atlético de Madrid, Alavés, Levante, Real Madrid and Eibar, which now stands at six points.Chance or not, this losing streak in Cornellà coincides with the moment the club has approached the fans, which has quickly picked up the glove for a common good. The 32,084 spectators who gathered on Sunday at Espanyol-Mallorca constitute not only the second best entry of the season, after 33,562 of the derby on January 4, but the record of influx in any league game that did not have as a rival to the so-called greats (Real Madrid, Atlético or Barcelona), surpassing the 30,029 that congregated against Valencia at the dawn of the stadium, in the 2009-10 academic year. The struggle of Espanyol has only just begun.last_img

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