Atletico visits an Espanyol that won in the Calderón in the first round

After facing Betis at Vicente Calderón Stadium, Atletico de Madrid visits an Espanyol squad situated in the middle of the table, but that is hav1ng a great run in the UEFA Cup. Espanyol and Atleti have played each other in Barcelona on 65 occasions, with 33 victories for the home side, 10 draws and 22 wins for Atletico. In all of these matches, Espanyol has scored 109 goals, to 85 for the visitors In the first round of league play, the team coached by Ernesto Valverde took the three points away from the Calderón by beating Atletico by the score of 1-2, with goals from Tamudo and Luis García. Last season, Atletico de Madrid came out with a draw at Montjuic.