Espanyol and Valencia will both be looking for a win in this game that could start a winning run towards the end of the season.
Espanyol will hope to end their season on a high with a win in this match.
They are currently ranked 9th in the La Liga table after winning 14 of their 36 league matches this season.
They have 53 points, 11 points behind 6th placed Athletic Bilbao who are currently occupying the last European slot in the league table and 8 points ahead of Malaga who are 11th in the league table.
They lost their last 2 home games although those games were against Barcelona and Atletico Madrid which was to be expected.
Valencia won their last league game which was the first win in four attempts – they had previously gone on a run of 3 straight losses.
They are currently 13th in the league table with 43 points from 36 league matches.
They have won just 2 of their last 6 leagues game.
Away from home, they have lost 5 of their last 6 games and they are currently on a run of 2 straight away losses.
Results of each team’s last 5 matches across all leagues and competitions
|Espanyol last 5 matches (most recent first):|
|07/05/17||(a)Deportivo La Coruña||1-2||W|
|Valencia last 5 matches (most recent first):|
Last time they met: Valencia 2-1 Espanyol
Other fixtures taking place this week in the Spanish Primera:
Spanish Primera Table