Highlights and goals: Barcelona 1-1 Espanyol in LaLiga 2022-23
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10:42 AMa month ago


Our coverage of the match between Barcelona and Espanyol of matchday 15 of LaLiga Santander 2022-23 comes to an end.

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10:03 AMa month ago

90+11' End of the match

Match ends! 1-1 draw between Barcelona and Espanyol at Camp Nou to end 2022.
9:57 AMa month ago

90+6' Yellow card

Javier Puado was cautioned for Espanyol.
9:54 AMa month ago

90' Additional time

Nine more minutes will be played in the match.
9:53 AMa month ago

90' Double change for Espanyol

Rubén Sánchez and Aleix Vidal replace Brian Oliván and Óscar Gil.
9:51 AMa month ago


Robert Lewandowski's shot from underneath was well saved by Álvaro Fernández.
9:50 AMa month ago


Good header by Andreas Christensen from a corner kick, but Álvaro Fernández made a phenomenal save.
9:48 AMa month ago

86' Espanyol substitution

Enter Simo in place of Martin Braithwaite.
9:48 AMa month ago

85' VAR decision: Red card withdrawn!

After the VAR review, the referee overrules the red card on Leandro Cabrera. The game is played 10 vs 10.
9:46 AMa month ago

84' VAR revision

The referee is called by his assistants in the VAR to review Cabrera's sending-off, which was a straight red card.
9:44 AMa month ago

81' Two red cards

The referee sends off Vinicius Souza and Leandro Cabrera for Espanyol.
9:42 AMa month ago

78' Red card

The referee sent off the Barcelona left-back, who had been cautioned earlier in the match, but when he continued to complain, he decided to give him a second yellow card.
9:40 AMa month ago

76' Yellow card

Pedri was cautioned for Barcelona.
9:38 AMa month ago

75' Yellow card

Ferran Torres was cautioned for Barcelona.
9:37 AMa month ago

74' Yellow card

Two cautioned for Espanyol: Vinicius Souza and Eduardo Expósito; and another for Barcelona: Jordi Alba.
9:36 AMa month ago

73' GOOOOAL for Espanyol

JOSELU! The striker shot down the middle and deceived ter Stegen, who dived to his left.
9:35 AMa month ago

71' Penalty for Barcelona

Joselu was brought down in the area by Marcos Alonso and referee Mateu Lahoz did not hesitate to whistle for a foul.
9:33 AMa month ago

70' Barcelona continues to win

20 minutes left to the end of the match. Barcelona continues to win.
9:31 AMa month ago

62' Double change for Barcelon

Ousmane Dembélé and Ferran Torres replace Raphinha and Ansu Fati.
9:23 AMa month ago

57' Double change for Espanyol

Javier Puado and Eduardo Expósito replaced Melamed Ribuado and Fernando Calero.
9:17 AMa month ago

55' Yellow card

Fernando Calero was cautioned for Espanyol.
9:16 AMa month ago

52' Barcelona substitution

Sergio Busquets replaces Gavi.
9:15 AMa month ago

50' Barcelona came closer

Marcos Alonso sent a cross that went all over the area. Ansu Fati could not reach it.
9:07 AMa month ago

Second half begins

The match restarts at Camp Nou. There were no changes in the teams.
8:50 AMa month ago

45' End of the first half

The first 45 minutes are over. Barcelona partially wins 1-0 with Marcos Alonso's goal.
8:46 AMa month ago

40' Last five minutes

The end of the first half is near. The score is still 1-0.
8:42 AMa month ago

37' Barcelona had it!

Good save by Álvaro Fernández! The Espanyol goalkeeper saves his team after a powerful shot from Raphinha.
8:39 AMa month ago

33' Espanyol came closer

The visiting team came close with Melamed Ribaudo, who entered the area and shot, but the ball was rejected by an opponent.
8:36 AMa month ago

31' Yellow card

Leandro Cabrera was cautioned for Espanyol.
8:35 AMa month ago

30' Yellow cards

Gavi for Barcelona and Brian Oliván for Espanyol were cautioned.
8:30 AMa month ago

25' Yellow card

Ansu Fati was cautioned for Barcelona.
8:29 AMa month ago

24' Barcelona came closer

Raphinha broke free again, entered the area and shot, but Brian Oliván miraculously arrived to stop the ball from going through.
8:23 AMa month ago

18' Barcelona had it!

Jordi Alba's cross from the left, Marcos Alonso appeared again and his right-footed shot went wide.
8:19 AMa month ago

14' Barcelona came closer

The home team had another chance from a free kick. This time Lewandowski was unable to head it in and it almost ended in a goal against. Fortunately, Álvaro Fernández was very attentive.
8:18 AMa month ago

13' Barcelona tries

Raphinha approached the area and tried to send the ball into the box, but the defense managed to turn the ball away for a corner kick.
8:14 AMa month ago

7' GOOOOOAL for Barcelona

MARCOS ALONSO! The defender scores with a header after a previous header by Andreas Christensen, who fought the ball in the box after a defective header by Robert Lewandowski following a corner kick.
8:11 AMa month ago

5' First minutes

So far the score is not open, but Barcelona has been on the attack from the start.
8:05 AMa month ago

Match starts!

The game between Barcelona and Espanyol is underway.
8:04 AMa month ago

Match officials

Referee: Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz
Assistant No.1: Pau Cebrian Devis
Assistant No.2: Rubén Porras Rico
Fourth official: Francisco José Ortega Herrera
VAR: Santiago Jaime Latre
VAR Assistant: Iñigo Prieto Lopez De Cerain
Delegate-Reporter: Alfons Xavier Álvarez Izquierdo

8:04 AMa month ago

Minute of tribute

A tribute is held at Camp Nou in memory of Pelé, one of the greatest footballers in history, who passed away this week.
8:00 AMa month ago

Teams on the field

The Barcelona and Espanyol players take the field at the Spotify Camp Nou.
8:00 AMa month ago

Last moments of preparation

7:57 AMa month ago

Substitutes - Espanyol

01. Joan García Pons (GK), 13. Benjamin Lecomte (GK),  07. Javi Puado, 16. José Carlos Lazo, 20. Eduardo Expósito, 22. Aleix Vidal, 26. Omar El Hilali, 27. Rubén Sánchez, 28. Simo, 31. Dani Villahermosa, 35. Roger Martínez.

7:57 AMa month ago

Starting XI - Espanyol

| 25. Álvaro Fernández |
| 02. Óscar Gil | 24. Sergi Gómez | 04. Leandro Cabrera | 14. Brian Oliván |
| 12. Vinicius Costa | 05. Fernando Calero |
| 21. Melamed Ribaudo | 10. Sergi Darder | 17. Martin Braithwaite |
| 09. Joselu |

Coach: Diego Martínez

7:57 AMa month ago

Substitutes - Barcelona

26. Iñaki Peña (GK), 36. Arnau Tenas (GK), 02. Héctor Bellerín, 04. Ronald Araújo, 05. Sergio Busquets, 11. Ousmane Dembélé, 11. Feran Torres, 14. Memphis Depay, 19. Frank Kessié, 23. Jules Koundé, 24. Eric García, 28. Alejandro Baldé, 33. Abde Ezzalzouli, 34. Álvaro Sanz, 37. Ilias Akhomach.

7:57 AMa month ago

Starting XI - Barcelona

| 01. Marc-André ter Stegen |
| 20. Sergi Roberto | 15. Andreas Christensen | 17. Marcos Alonso | 18. Jordi Alba |
| 30. Gavi | 21. Frenkie De Jong | 08. Pedri |
| 22. Raphinha | 09. Robert Lewandowski | 10. Ansu Fati |

Coach: Xavi Hernández

7:56 AMa month ago

Statements - Diego Martinez (Espanyol Coach)

On taking points at the Camp Nou: "It's a special match, different, on a very important date. It is an added incentive for everyone. When you face this type of team, with so much potential, you have to be very accurate and they do not. That wrapped in an intense emotional context, of matches that are played from the feeling, you have to have a lot of head, be very faithful to the game plan and believe in our weapons. I see the team convinced, with the generosity to maintain that effort and hopefully we will be able to put it into practice".

The derby: "It's something special. I'm very excited about it. It's a privilege to be able to compete against the best, that always makes you better. And doing it as Espanyol's coach makes it different and unique. That adds an emotional component, we defend a feeling and we have tried to transmit that to the players, not only me as coach, but also those who have been here for many years. Yesterday I went to watch Girona and an Espanyol fan transmitted an emotion that I hope I can transmit to the players. I have also been inspired by her.

On Lewandowski: "You can't focus on just one player. Our chances are to compete as a team. The most important thing is not the opponent, it's us. The most important thing is how we execute the game plan. It's not just about names, it's about teams.

Motivation: "I like the inspiration and learning from everyone, from the emotion, it has to be similar to what Infantil B did in the tournament in Gran Canaria. It's inspiring. They have inspired us, they have shown us a path and a historical reality of this club, that the moments of joy are lived in a special way".

7:52 AMa month ago

Statements - Xavi (Barcelona Coach)

On the match against Espanyol: "It's a derby. We are motivated, after a month and a half without competing we are looking forward to it. And we are excited. We are leaders and we want to win the competition. We have all the players available. Also Lewandowski and Ronald. Now the problem is of the coach, of making the team. The opponent is difficult. They have a great coach, good players... it's a well-worked team with fewer points than they deserve".

Lewandowski: "We found out at the end of training. We worked thinking he wasn't there. It's not the best thing to find out so late. We are surprised by the timing, but happy. The sanction was unfair and disproportionate. There are two or three days to appeal. Tomorrow there is a match and a tough schedule. It would be good to know when we can count on him. We don't know if we can count on him against Atlético. It was played in November, it should be all safe for us to organize ourselves. We have trained differently because we did not count on him. The organization is not good. But I am happy to have him. I understand that it bothers Espanyol. But we don't know how it is, it's on standby. We'll see. We hope they reduce it.

On transfers: "The winter market will be quiet. I am happy with the squad. We will compete with this squad. It's a good team to compete for the four tournaments. I prefer that no one leaves. I'm delighted with the squad. The goal is to win titles.

7:51 AMa month ago

This is how the teams arrived

7:46 AMa month ago

Last five matches - Espanyol

December 20 - Copa del Rey: 0-1 vs Atletico Paso (Won)

December 14 - Friendly: 1-1 vs Mechelen

December 10 - Friendly: 0-1 vs Torino (Lost)

November 12 - Copa del Rey: 0-3 vs Rincón (Won)

November 9 - LaLiga: 0-1 vs Villareal (Lost)

7:41 AMa month ago

Last five matches - Barcelona

November 8 - LaLiga: 1-2 vs Osasuna (Won)

November 5 - LaLiga: 2-0 vs Almería (Won)

November 1 - UEFA Champions League: 2-4 vs Viktoria Plzen (Won)

October 29 - LaLiga: 0-1 vs Valencia (Won)

October 26 - UEFA Champions League: 0-3 vs Bayern (Lost)

7:36 AMa month ago

All set at Camp Nou

7:31 AMa month ago

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7:26 AMa month ago

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7:21 AMa month ago

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7:16 AMa month ago

What time is Barcelona vs Espanyol match for LaLiga?

This is the start time of the game Barcelona vs Espanyol of December 31st, 2022 in several countries:

Argentina: 10:00 AM on DirecTV Sports and DirecTV Sports App
Bolivia: 9:00 AM
Brazil: 10:00 AM on Star +
Chile: 10:00 AM on DirecTV Sports and DirecTV Sports App
Colombia: 8:00 AM on DirecTV Sports and DirecTV Sports App
Ecuador: 8:00 AM on DirecTV Sports and DirecTV Sports App
USA (ET): 8:00 AM on ESPN Deportes y ESPN +
Spain: 2:00 PM on Movistar+, Movistar Laliga, Movistar Laliga 2
Mexico: 78:00 AM on Sky HD and Blue To Go VE
Paraguay: 10:00 AM on Tigo Sports +
Peru: 8:00 AM on DirecTV Sports and DirecTV Sports App
Uruguay: 10:00 AM on DirecTV Sports and DirecTV Sports App
Venezuela: 9:00 AM on DirecTV Sports and DirecTV Sports App

7:11 AMa month ago

Key player - Espanyol

In Espanyol, the presence of Joselu stands out. The 32-year-old Spanish striker is one of the team's most outstanding players so far this season. In LaLiga he currently has seven goals and one assist in 14 games played, where he has been a starter in all of them. He has a total of 1260 minutes.
7:06 AMa month ago

Key player - Barcelona

In Barcelona, the presence of Robert Lewandowski stands out. The 34-year-old Polish striker is one of the team's most outstanding players so far this season. In LaLiga he currently has 13 goals and four assists in 14 games played, where he has started 13 of them. He has a total of 1067 minutes.
7:01 AMa month ago

Barcelona vs Espanyol history

These two teams have met 194 times. The statistics are in favor of Barcelona, who have emerged victorious on 117 occasions, while Espanyol have won on 35 occasions, leaving a balance of 41 draws.

In LaLiga...

Referring only to the times they have faced each other in LaLiga, we count 101 duels, where the numbers are in favor of Barcelona with 101 victories, while Espanyol has managed 34, for a balance of 39 draws.

If we take into account the number of times that Barcelona has played Espanyol at home in LaLiga, there are 87 matches, where the azulgranas have the advantage with 69 wins over the nine that the blue and whites have won, and the nine draws that have taken place.

6:56 AMa month ago


Espanyol comes to this match with the need to achieve a victory, as they start this part of the season in 17th place in the table and risk falling into the relegation zone if they do not achieve a victory. The Blue and Whites had two preparatory matches before returning to activities in the Copa Del Rey, where they qualified for the third round. Winning the derby would be a huge boost to try to get better results.
6:51 AMa month ago


Barcelona comes to this match in the midst of a good present. The blaugrana team did not play preparatory matches in the middle of the World Cup break, so it arrives without rhythm in a certain way. After resuming their activities, they will arrive in second place in the table and know that they must win to retake the lead in LaLiga. The team coached by Xavi has 12 wins in 14 games and will be looking to continue increasing the good statistics they have achieved. Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)
6:46 AMa month ago

The match will be played at Camp Nou

The Barcelona vs Espanyol match will be played at Camp Nou, located in the district of Las Corts in the city of Barcelona, Spain. This venue, also called Spotify Camp Nou for sponsorship reasons, was inaugurated in 1957 and has a capacity for approximately 100 thousand spectators.
6:41 AMa month ago

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