It is not just the fans of Barca who are pleased as punch right now in the city of Barcelona.
The 25,000 pericos - parakeets - who watch Espanyol regularly have seen their team rise to fourth on the back of a better home record than Barca. Espanyol have won all seven home games this season and sit four points clear of Valencia in fifth. Not bad for a side who have never played Champions League football.
Their latest win came against Sporting Gijon on Sunday when, as in four of their previous home games, it was 1-0 to Espanyol.
The Blanquiazules - blue and whites - spent much of theirRead More »from Espanyol also flying flag for Barcelona