Espanyol’s team gave Real Madrid its first defeat in the Spanish football league, after winning 2-1 in the eighth round of the competition on Sunday.
Espanyol advanced with a goal from Raul de Thomas (17), and Alex Vidal scored the second goal for Espanyol (60), before Karim Benzema scored to narrow the gap (71).
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Espanyol increased his score to 9 points in 12th place, taking his second win in the league this season, compared to a loss in 3 games and a draw in the same.
While Real Madrid’s balance sheet stopped at 17 points, they temporarily topped the standings, with a goal difference against Atletico Madrid.
Real Madrid suffered their first league defeat this season, in exchange for winning 5 games and drawing 2 games.