Joan Verdú struck in the 37th minute and the Barcelona-based side made sure of the points through Christian Stuani in the 73rd minute.
The Azulones suffered a setback when Borja Fernandez was given a red card in the 52nd minute.
Getafe sit ninth in the table with a record of 12 wins, 12 losses and eight draws.
Espanyol are in 10th place with a record of 11 wins, 11 losses and 10 draws.
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