Video: David Lopez scores header to give Espanyol lead vs Barcelona

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In the 22nd minute of this evening’s Catalan derby between Espanyol and Barcelona, David Lopez fired his side into a shock lead with a brilliant header.

Marc Roca whipped a deep free-kick into the box and Luis Suarez allowed the ball to float over his head, defensive midfielder David Lopez was left free to aim a brilliant header towards goal.

The ball rolled into the bottom corner as Barcelona’s defence looked half-asleep.

Take a look at Espanyol’s shock opener below:

Pictures from La Liga Directo.

Barcelona need to work on their defending of set-pieces, they can’t afford to be caught napping from dead-ball situations.

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