La Liga: Espanyol prevails over Getafe 2-1

GETAFE. Espanyol overcame Getafe to win 2-1.

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GETAFE. Espanyol defeated Getafe to win 2-1. It was Espanyol to strike first with an early goal of Joselu at the 6′. Then it was a goal in the 8′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, Javi Puado gave the win to Espanyol in the 62′ minute with a goal. Getafe was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (62%).​

The match was played at the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez stadium in Getafe on Sunday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Jorge Figueroa Vázquez assisted by Álvaro Yeray Carreño Cabrera and Aitor Villate Martínez. The 4th official was Germán Cid Camacho. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 10.9 degrees Celsius or 51.62 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 60%.​

Match Statistics

Getafe was in firm control of the ball 62% while Espanyol was struggling with a 38% ball possession.

Getafe was more aggressive with 43 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 2 were on target. Still, Espanyol found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

Getafe shot 12 times, 2 on target, 10 off target. Talking about the opposition, Espanyol shot 10 times, 4 on target, 6 off target.


Getafe received 2 yellow cards (Domingos Duarte and G. Álvarez). Talking about the opposition, Espanyol received 3 yellow cards (Fernando Calero, Leandro Cabrera and C. Montes).

After playing this match, Getafe will stay with 17 points like Almería, Celta de Vigo and Real Valladolid to stay in the 13th place. Talking about the opposition, Espanyol will have 14 points to stay in the 19th place.

Match Events

  • 6'


  • 8'

    Enes Ünal

  • 16'

    Domingos Duarte

  • 29'

    Fernando Calero

  • 34'

    Leandro Cabrera

  • 46'

    Munir El Haddadi

    Carles Aleñá

  • 46'

    Juan Iglesias

    Damián Suárez

  • 46'

    G. Álvarez

    Omar Alderete

  • 51'

    C. Montes

  • 62'

    Javi Puado


  • 64'

    Gonzalo Villar

    Ángel Algobia

  • 67'

    Juanmi Latasa

    Munir El Haddadi

  • 80'

    Edu Expósito

    Javi Puado

  • 90'

    G. Álvarez

Next match

In the upcoming La Liga match, Getafe will host Real Betis on the 28th of January with a 10-9 head to head stats in favor of Getafe (9 draws).

Espanyol will host Real Betis on the 21st of January with a 8-8 head to head stats.

Getafe: Formation and Lineups

Getafe started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).

The manager Enrique Sánchez Flores chose to play with the following team: David Soria (6.3), Damián Suárez (6.5), Djené (6.6), Domingos Duarte (6.8), Omar Alderete (6.8), Portu (6.7), Carles Aleñá (6.7), Luis Milla (7.0), Ángel Algobia (6.4), Borja Mayoral (6.8) and Enes Ünal (7.8).

Getafe could not rely on the presence of Munir El Haddadi (injured) and G. Álvarez (injured).


Getafe made 5 changes: Carles Aleñá for Munir El Haddadi (46′), Damián Suárez for Juan Iglesias (46′), Omar Alderete for G. Álvarez (46′), Ángel Algobia for Gonzalo Villar (64′) and Munir El Haddadi for Juanmi Latasa (67′).

Top player: Enes Ünal

The player who no doubt impressed Getafe the most was Enes Ünal.

His rating is (7.8) with 1 goal, 28 passes (67% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 14.

Espanyol: Formation and Lineups

Espanyol started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

Talking about the opposition, Diego Martínez Penas played with: Álvaro Fernández (6.4), Fernando Calero (6.7), César Montes (7.3), Leandro Cabrera (6.4), Aleix Vidal (7.3), Vinícius Souza (7.0), Sergi Darder (7.1), Óscar Gil (6.1), Martin Braithwaite (6.8), Javi Puado (7.4) and Joselu (8.2).


Espanyol made only 1 change substituting Javi Puado for Edu Expósito (80′)​.

Top player: Joselu

The player who no doubt impressed Espanyol the most was Joselu.

His rating is (8.2) with 1 goal, 23 passes (65% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 14.

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