Espanyol vs Girona : Match Preview & Prediction

Team News

  • Sergio Garcia misses out due to injury after pulling up early on in Espanyol’s 3-1 defeat against Eibar.
  • Leo Baptistao is fit to start again up front alongside Gerard Moreno, however.
  • No other changes are expected from the hosts, but Javi Fuego, Aaron Martin, David Lopez and Victor Sanchez are all one yellow card from a suspension.
  • Bernardo, Pedro Alcala and Marc Muniesa are all injured for the home side, leaving them very short at centre-back heading into Monday’s match.
  • David Timor will likely be asked to drop in at centre-back or Bambo could be drafted in for a first La Liga start.
  • Bono will probably retain his place after a hat-trick of howlers in between the sticks against Alaves.

Match Facts

There have been over 2.5 goals scored in 8 of Girona‘s last 9 games (La Liga).

There have been under 2.5 goals scored in Espanyol‘s last 4 home games (La Liga).

Gironahavescored at least 2 goals in their last 4 away matches (La Liga).

Gironaareundefeated in their last 5 away matches (La Liga).


  • Espanyol have won their last two competitive home games, with Quique Sanchez Flores’ men continuing to be tough to break down, but unable to score many goals.
  • The hosts have scored just 11 goals in their 14 La Liga games thus far, with five of those coming from Gerard Moreno.
  • Girona have lost just one of their last five competitive games, with their recent 3-2 defeat against Alaves coming due to calamitous goalkeeping.

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