The Spanish defeated the Real Madrid at the RCDE Stadium with a goal from Raúl de Tomás in minute 17 and another of Aleix Vidal in the 60 that left in nothing the so much of Benzema, the most prominent of the visiting team, in 71.

The wards of Ancelotti They were not successful in offensive tasks, despite their insistence on the final stretch, and suffered a lot with the host’s cons. The white box, in this way, chain three games without knowing the victory after Villarreal (0-0) and the Sheriff (1-2).

Espanyol, for its part, adds its second win of the season and hits the table after a difficult start to the course, just before the league break due to international commitments.

The duel started with equality. An error by the blue and white defense led to Benzema’s first warning about the goal of Diego Lopez at five minutes. The first of Espanyol came from the hand of Embarba, with a cross shot that deflected Courteous. The exchange of blows did not draw a clear dominator.

In fact, the host was the one who took the lead. Raúl de Tomás, in the 17th minute, forcefully finished off an Embarba center, very active in attack, which left Alaba by the band. The target encouraged the locals, who did not back down and sought to expand the advantage.

Real Madrid insisted with Vinicius and Benzema, but Espanyol’s defense was always well positioned. As the break drew near, the parakeets fell back, but Ancelotti’s men still couldn’t find a way to surprise the locals’ footballer.

In the resumption, the Madrid coach changed the drawing to a 4-3-3 with Vinicius and Rodrygo in the bands and Benzema in tip. The visiting team, although they found a more conservative host in this second half, did not particularly threaten those of Vicente Moreno in offensive tasks.

Espanyol was patient and had a prize. In the 60th minute, Aleix Vidal, in a lethal counter, scored the second goal of the afternoon at the RCDE Stadium. Running down the wing, spout to the defender and a low and powerful shot that dislodged Courtois. The clash was from the Catalans.

In fact, minutes later, Darder enjoyed a one-on-one in front of the goalkeeper who could not finalize. Real Madrid lived delicate moments. His gunpowder wasn’t working, though Benzema was exhibited by scoring with an action invalidated for offside, and his rear had clear fissures.

The Frenchman, however, carried out his threats. In the 71st minute, Benzema, by far the greatest visitor danger, and practically the only one, got rid of three defenders and adjusted the ball to the right post, an unattainable position for Diego López. The 2-1 drew a new scenario.

Vicente Moreno propped up his eleven with more defensive profiles while Real Madrid looked for a tie. Hazard scored the 2-2, canceled for offside: the whites lurked. Ancelotti’s pupils had several fouls to equalize the light, although he did not have enough success.

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