FC Barcelona U19s earned a big win in the first league derby of the season against Espanyol to remain top of their division (4-1).

Brugué put Espanyol ahead after just six minutes but Barça did not let their heads drop, as they managed to overturn the deficit before half-time. Goals from Mboula and Lee flipped the game on its head going into the break before the former got his brace just before the hour mark.

The game was wrapped up on 64 minutes through Abel Ruiz’s strike, handing Gabri Garcia’s boys a convincing win over their neighbours and helping them stay top of the league.

Match details

FCB: Puig, Morer, Montes, Rey, Cucurella, Busquests, Mboula, Collado, Abel Ruiz, Dani García and Lee

Espanyol: Edu, Victor, Pedrosa, Reina, Gaixas, Pol, Jordan, Martí, Brugué, Ivan Gil and Fode (Juani, min 57)

Goals: 0-1 Brugué, min 6; 1-1 Jordi Mboula, min 28; 2-1 Seung Lee, min 38; 3-1 Jordi Mboula, min 58; 4-1 Abel Ruiz, min 64.

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