Espanyol wants to sing the alirón in Alcorcón

Espanyol wants to leave Alcorcón tonight with the title of Second Division champion under his arm. Depends on himself Vicente Moreno’s team, since they only need to win, even draw is worth it (as long as Mallorca does not win), to raise the trophy of champion of the category.

To sing the alirón, Espanyol would sign a perfect year after achieving direct promotion four days ago. And it is that parakeets can end today being the top scorers and least goals scored in Second. TOIn addition to having in its ranks the “top scorer” who wishes to secure the award so far. De Tomás leads Djurdjevic (Sporting), which today will also be the starter, so RDT arrives wanting to get wet to be crowned. Espanyol He will also fight for Zamora, an award for which Diego López fights, which is on the heels of Mariño (Sporting), who has conceded one less goal than the blue and white goalkeeper.

But before tying all these records that he caresses, Espanyol must defeat a needy Alcorcón to sing the alirón. He has missed the last two opportunities and cannot fail, but he has a cataract of casualties in his ranks.

It will not be sewing and singing, because the Madrid team is obliged to win to avoid the descent, because right now it is sixth by the tail (45 points) but only with one point less than Logroñés, the fourth and last that would go down now.

Vicente Moreno faces the last duel with a cataract of casualties. You will not be able to count on due to injury Fran Mérida, Oier and Miguelón. Neither with those summoned by their national teams: Keidi Bare, Puado, Pedrosa, Óscar Gil and Wu Lei. It will not be Darder, sent off with a direct red on the previous day. Hence the coach has led to eight affiliate players to complete the list and that some might have minutes to claim.

There are only two precedents for duels Alcorcón-Espanyol, both took place in the Copa del Rey. They met in the round of 16 of the 2013-14 season (1-0) and the quarterfinals of the 2016-17 edition (1-1). Espanyol wants to finally win, in Santo Domingo, a triumph to seal a perfect course.


Alcorcón: Dani Jiménez; Víctor García, David Fernández, José León, Laure; Hugo Fraile, Kelechi, Juanma Bravo, Ojeda; Marc Gual, Xisco Jiménez.

Espanyol: Diego López; Lluís López, Cabrera, Calero, Dídac Vilà; Embarba, David López, Pol Lozano, Vargas; Dimata and Raúl de Tomás.

Referee: Galech Apezteguia (Navarre Committee).

Stadium: Santo Domingo.

9:00 p.m. (Movistar LaLiga)