Neither the home side Espanyol nor the visiting Villarreal managed to find the back of the net in the game on Saturday. The La Liga game finished 0-0.
The last outing between the teams ended in a 1-2 away win for Espanyol in January 2020.
After this game in the La Liga, Espanyol will play Mallorca (away) on 2021-08-27, Atletico Madrid (home) on 2021-09-12 and Real Betis (away) on 2021-09-19. Villarreal play Atletico Madrid (away) on 2021-08-29, Alaves (home) on 2021-09-12 and Mallorca (away) on 2021-09-19.