Espanyol had a meritorious goalless draw against Villarreal on Saturday at the RCDE stadium in the clash that marked the return of the Blue and White team to their stadium as a First Division team.
The host team were aggressive from the start and stood up to the Europa League champions. In fact, he scored two goals, signed by Raúl de Tomás and Wu Lei, which were canceled. The invalid goal of the Chinese came after a shot from Embarba to the crossbar. A convulsive end.