Liga BBVA 2015/16 Week 9 Match Report: Rayo Vallecano vs Espanyol

26 Feb 2000:  Tempers flare during the Spanish Primera Liga match between Real Madrid and Barcelona played at the Bernabeau Stadium in Madrid, Spain. The match ended 3-0 to Real Madrid.  Photos by Nuno Correia.  Mandatory Credit: AllsportUK  /Allsport

On Friday October 23rd Rayo Vallecano hosted Espanyol in match week 9’s first fixture. Going into the game Rayo had only defeated newly promoted sides Las Palmas and Sporting Gijón, having lost 5 of the other 6 matches and also having recently been thumped by 5 goals to 2 by Barcelona. Espanyol on the other hand came into the encounter with typical erratic form but having picked up a victory in their last outing against promoted side Real Betis. It was a good opportunity for either club to pick up more points in their bid to climb up the table.

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