First Division - Day 9

Real Sociedad 1 - Espanyol 1

Real Sociedad: Rulli; Odriozola, Diego Llorente, Iñigo Martínez, Kévin Rodrigues; Xabi Prieto (Canales 74’), Zubeldia, Illarramendi; Carlos Vela (Janujaz 59’), Willian José (Juanmi 78’), Oyarzábal. 4-3-3.
Espanyol: Pau López; Víctor Sánchez, David López, Mario Hermoso, Aarón Martín; Sergi Darder, Javi Fuego, Leo Baptistao (Sergio García 67’), Jurado (Granero 82’), Piatti (Didac 78’); Gerard Moreno. 4-2-3-1.

0-1. 09. Leo Baptistao. Got in front of Rulli to head Jurado cross into net.
1-1. 69. Illarramendi. Fired shot past Pau López after Janujaz laid ball back.

Yellow cards: Jurado 44’, Sergi Darder 64’, David López 64’, Kévin Rodrigues 74’, Aarón Martín 81’, Oyarzabal 86’, Illarramendi 87’, 92’, Rulli 93’ / red cards: Illarramendi 92’.

Real Sociedad and Espanyol drew 1-1 on Monday evening, a result which left the Basque side still two points below the European spots, and their opponents three points behind them in the table. Leo Baptistao headed the visitors in to an early lead, but after the interval Illarramendi levelled it before he was eventually sent off for a second bookable offence in time added on.