Mallorca beats Espanyol 2-0 on Sunday at Estadi de Son Moix. Mallorca and Espanyol arrived at this match after suffering a defeat in their previous league game. Mallorca wanted to improve their position in the tournament after losing against Alavés 2-0 while Espanyol lost by a result of 0-2 in the previous match against Real Valladolid. Following today's result, Mallorca and Espanyol occupy position 17th (7 points) and 19th (5 points) respectively after playing a total of 8 matches.
The first half of the game started in favour of Mallorca, thanks to a goal from Ante Budimir 37 minutes in the game, thereby seeing the first half to a 1-0.
Mallorca boosted the game in the second half, with a goal from Salva Sevilla in the 73rd minute, finalising the game with a 2-0.
As for substitutions, both coaches used full substitutions. For Mallorca Takefusa Kubo, Xisco Campos and Pedraza came on for Junior Lago, Raillo and Iddrisu Baba, while Espanyol brought on Naldo, Pablo Piatti and Óscar Melendo to replace David López, Matías Vargas and Marc Roca.
The referee booked Salva Sevilla from Mallorca, while for Espanyol Víctor Sánchez, Lluis López and Naldo saw a yellow card as well.
Espanyol and Mallorca will play at home stadium against Villarreal and Real Madrid respectively.