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Deportivo La Coruna 0-0 Espanyol: Lucas Perez left ruing missed opportunity for first goal under Seedorf

Clarence Seedorf’s Deportivo La Coruna were left with their heads in their hands as they wasted chance after chance to see off an uninspiring Espanyol team. Espanyol have won just one away game all season and looked unlikely to add to that at La Riazor, with Leo Baptistao having his side’s best chance but firing wide in the first half. Seedorf’s men did manage to avoid defeat for the first time since his appointment, but are still yet to put the ball in the back of the net under his…

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Experto: Deportivo’s official fan club expecting whistles at Riazor

Our first ‘Experto‘ series speaks to Deportivo La Coruna’s official fan club, RCDLC.com, who are expecting whistles at the Riazor on Friday evening if Clarence Seedorf’s side struggle in the first half. Nine games without a win and two under the guidance of the Dutch coach – has seen Depor struggling to keep pace with the relegation pack, sitting three points off safety. Performances have been better under the former AC Milan midfielder, having lost narrowly by one goal to Real Betis and Alaves in their last two games. However,…

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Seedorf optimistic for Espanyol victory after two defeats

Deportivo La Coruna boss Clarence Seedorf is in search of his first win as the Galician side host Quique Sanchez Flores’ side on Friday evening at the Riazor. Nine games without a win and two under the guidance of the Dutch coach – has seen Depor struggling to keep pace with the relegation pack, sitting three points off safety. Performances have been better under the former AC Milan midfielder, having lost narrowly by one goal to Real Betis and Alaves in their last two games. “I believe there is optimism,…

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Sanchez Flores aiming to move past ‘bad moment’ with Depor win

Quique Sanchez Flores is hoping his side can come out of their ‘bad moment’ by beating Deportivo La Coruna on Friday evening. Flores’ side have won just one of their last 11 away games in La Liga this season, conceding two or more goals in four of their last five games on the road. Like Depor, they have struggled too and sit a disappointing 16th in the La Liga standings at present but they do approach the game with a fully fit side. “We have to think positively and that…

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Deportivo La Coruna vs Espanyol: Seedorf hopes for Muntari inspiration in search for first win

Deportivo La Coruna boss Clarence Seedorf is in search of his first win as the Galician side host Quique Sanchez Flores’ side on Friday evening at the Riazor. Nine games without a win and two under the guidance of the Dutch coach – has seen Depor struggling to keep pace with the relegation pack, sitting three points off safety. Performances have been better under the former AC Milan midfielder, having lost narrowly by one goal to Real Betis and Alaves in their last two games. Flores’ side have won just…

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Espanyol 1-1 Villarreal: Granero rescues a late point for struggling hosts

Espanyol’s nightmare start to 2018 continues, despite Esteban Granero’s late goal rescuing a valuable point against Villarreal on Sunday. The hosts struggled to create anything and had to stand up to Villarreal’s attacking prowess time and time again. Enes Unal was close to getting his side off to the dream start inside 10 minutes, but his effort was ruled out for a shoulder barge only minutes after Pablo Fornals hit the post. Unal was involved again as his blocked shot deflected into the path of Rodri to open the scoring on…

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Espanyol helpless in keeping Aaron Martin at the club

Espanyol have seemingly given up trying to keep hold of young defender Aaron Martin, after plenty of interest from a number of European clubs. Manchester United, Napoli and Manchester City have all been labelled with interest in the young Spaniard, who has featured for Quique Sanchez Flores’ side on 22 occasions in the league this term. Diario Sport reported earlier this month that Los Periquitos rejected a number of bids in January, with a firm offer coming from Red Bull Leipzig, whilst Man City were close in signing the youngster….

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RFEF investigate Pique for Espanyol celebration

The Spanish FA (RFEF) have opened an investigation into Gerard Pique’s celebration for Barcelona against Espanyol earlier this month. After controversially saying that Espanyol are not from Cornella, it was fitting that Pique would be the man to pop up with a late equaliser against Barcelona’s Catalan rivals two weeks ago. His header leveled the score after Gerard Moreno’s opener, and he celebrated wildly indicating to the home fans at the RCDE Stadium to be quiet after a barrage of abuse throughout the game. Espanyol fans have spent many of the…

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Pau Lopez waiting for improved Espanyol offer

Espanyol keeper Pau Lopez is waiting for an improved contract offer from the club, before agreeing a move to Real Betis. Diario AS report that Los Verdiblancos vice president Lorenzo Serra Ferrer has been working behind the scenes to agree a deal for the talented keeper, who spent last season on loan with Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur. Betis see Lopez as a direct replacement for Antonio Adan, who is out of contract in 2019, whilst back up keeper Dani Gimenez is set to leave the club summer when his current…

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La Liga Goal of Round 23: Gerard Moreno vs Celta Vigo

Gerard Moreno’s strike against Celta Vigo for Espanyol is our Goal of the Week for Round 23 in La Liga. Despite dominating the game, home side Celta failed to see put the match and allowed the visitors to get themselves an impressive point. Gomez, who almost left the Galician club for China in January; has been in superb form this season and his leveller following Leo Baptistao’s opener proved vital for the home side. Gomez was at the centre of everything good – Celta did during the game, and he…

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