Prior to the defeat of the “Hispaniola” Ernesto Valverde last lost the team in the Super Cup of Spain “Real”. Since then, the “blue-pomegranate” held in all tournaments, 29 fights, which won 23 victories and six times played a draw. Including impressive looks and home series of victories – 13 in the last 14 fights, of which eight were with a large score. Only “Celta” during this period managed to avoid defeat at the “Camp Nou” – a draw 2: 2. After a draw with Galicia FC Barcelona beat Lisbon at home with Sporting 2-0, Deportivo 4-0, Levante 3-0 and Selta 5-0 in the Spanish Cup. Also in the current Cup, the earlier “blue-pomegranate” beat the home of “Murcia” 5-0.
“Espanyol” after the Cup victory received a portion of the cold shower in the match Examples of “Seville”, losing home clean “nerviontsam” with a score of 0: 3. The defeat was interrupted by a four-match unbeaten series of “parrots” of three wins and draws. At the same exit, “Espanyol” this season as a whole does not look convincing. Only in the last two matches the “parrots” defeated “Malaga” in the championship and “Levante” in the Cup. But before that on the fields of rivals the team did not win nine matches in a row.