Espanyol resists the sentence



The blue and whites managed to start a tie against an Atlético team that reached 0-3 on the scoreboard

Vinicius de Souza scores the equalizing goal.
Vinicius de Souza scores the equalizing goal.Alexander GarciaEFE
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Soccer, many times, is a matter of moments. Moments that, in an instant, can go from one side to the other. Thus, perhaps, it is explained that Espanyol, after being three goals down on the scoreboard, found a comeback that allows them to continue dreaming of avoiding a new descent into hell. [3-3: Narración y estadísticas]

Perhaps, where nothing else arrives, faith will have to arrive. And that is something that parakeets they resist losing. With nails and teeth. The 3-3 with which the duel ended against an Atlético team that seemed to be in a particularly sweet moment attests to this. They are three points away from saving themselves. And there are still six to be played.

The pressing need in the first instance pushed a Espanyol very aware of what a defeat could mean: being four points from salvation with only six more at stake. His approaches to the rival area, however, ran into a Grbic More than willing to act as a wall. This was demonstrated again by the rojiblanco goalkeeper when the locals, already behind on the scoreboard, redoubled his efforts to get back into the game. Because Atlético was almost enough with a couple of arrivals to put the 0-1 in the light. In this case, through a saul that, almost without an angle, transformed into gold a great pass from carrasco just when that 21st minute was going to start, always special for Cornellà-El Prat.


With such loot in the bag, Atlético was able to take the opportunity to cede the initiative and wait for another opportunity to make even more blood. And he found it, albeit with suspense, after Grbic disrupted two new good chances for Espanyol and the locals unsuccessfully called for a penalty for a ball that crashed into the crotch of Beautiful. griezmannon the edge of the break, with VAR involved and after many revisions of what was initially granted as a stoppage pachecowas established as the one in charge of materializing a 0-2 that threatened to knock out the locals completely.

A KO that seemed to become definitive as soon as the second half began, with the 0-3 score by Carrasco. But Espanyol, far from staying on the canvas, put one knee on the ground with the 1-3 score by Cesar Montes. With the 2-3, marked by Joselu after Grbic’s penalty on handful, he stood up. And with 3-3 of Vinicius Souza He raised his fists again to end the duel in search of a 4-3 that, finally, did not come true. Salvation, despite the stumbling block, with everything, is still possible. The next game, against Valencia, at Mestalla and the last one, at home, against Almería, must be decisive.

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