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Espanyol faces the new year with optimism after attacking Mestalla

  • The Parakeet team ends a losing streak of 712 days without winning as a visitor in First

  • “The coach told me to get rid of my nerves and shame, that outside myself “, says the newcomer Jofre

It was the only thing he needed to crown a great year and he achieved it on Friday at Mestalla (1-2) . Espanyol started 2021 in Segunda and finished it in the quiet zone of Primera with their first away win. «We are released , we needed this victory, “said Vicente Moreno, the coach of a team that starts 2022 with optimism.


✅ Victory to close the year

✅ We've gotten back where we deserve

reunited at home, in the

2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣2️⃣: 🚀 𝗥𝗲𝗮𝗱𝘆 𝘁𝗼 𝗴𝗼! #RCDE

– RCD Espanyol de Barcelona (@RCDEspanyol) December 31, 2021

Espanyol have not won away in Primera since January 2020. The streak broke 712 days later. «We look for it, we show calm , we insist and find it. It was a well-deserved victory on a big stage and against a great rival “, said the coach, who added his second victory as a visitor in the Primera Division in 29 matches between Mallorca and Espanyol. “We've been looking for him for a long time, but football is whimsical and we had been denied ».

Jofre, star debut

With Elche and Cádiz as next rivals in the League, the parrot picture looks towards up. “With 26 points we are not going anywhere, we have to add many more to achieve some goals or others,” added the coach, who applauded the fantastic debut of Jofre Carreras.

The end caused the penalty of the 1-1 and attended Puado in 1-2. “It's impossible, I couldn't imagine this going to happen. The master told me to go myself, to get rid of my

nerves and shame », he said.

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