La Liga Friendly Watch – Eibar and Levante struggle

stuttgartThere was something of a mixed bag for La Liga sides in friendly action over the past few days. Espanyol enjoyed their trip to the Queen City as they ran out 3-2 winners at new MLS side Cincinati. It was a memorable afternoon at the Nippert Stadium as FC Cincinati scored their first-ever goal in an international friendly, through Russell Cicerone’s fifth minute strike. Cicerone said afterwards that he hadn’t realised it was the first time the club have scored on such an occasion. Emmanuel Ledesma scored their second in the 76th minute, which brought the game level as the Spaniards had gone 2-1 up through strikes from Victor Sanchez and Sergio Garcia. Sergi Darder later added the third to secure the win for the visitors.

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