Countless legendary players have represented Barcelona and Espanyol over the years and the list of Catalan derby alumni is definitely a special one. Here are just five of some of the best players to have taken part in this iconic fixture.
With Barcelona and Espanyol having been founded in 1899 and 1900 respectively, their cross-city rivalry is a truly historic one which dates back over a century. Here are five things you may not know about the fixture.
While almost everything in the Catalan capital stops whenever its biggest two teams meet in LaLiga action, the city also lives and breathes football on the 363 days a year when the derby isn’t being played!