Despite the struggles for consistency in 2022/23, they looked set to win in Palma, before their Catalan visitors snatched a lucky point at the Visit Mallorca Stadium.
However, the contest burst into life after the restart, as Muriqi escaped his marker to steer the hosts in front from close range on 48 minutes.
The Pirates take the lead… 🏴☠️
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That breakthrough proved decisive for the home side as Jaume Costa wasted a key chance to double their advantage after the hour mark and Jose Carlos Lazo’s cross looped home for an equaliser.
José Carlos Lazo's cross finds the far corner! 😱
Espanyol equalise as Rajković is caught out in the Mallorca goal 😬 pic.twitter.com/m3b5SaVjVM
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