Verza had the chance to put Almeria ahead from the penalty spot in the first period, but the Spaniard fired high and wide of the crossbar after the referee ordered a retake due to an infringement inside the area.
Both sides had opportunities in the second half, but neither could make the breakthrough as the points were shared.
Read how it all unfolded in Sports Mole's minute-by-minute live commentary of the action below.
ALMERIA: Esteban; Nelson, Pellerano, Trujillo, Dubarbier; Verza, Azeez, Suso, Vidal, Soriano; Diaz
ESPANYOL: Casilla; Raul, Colotto, Moreno, Fuentes; Lopez, Sanchez, Torje; Cordoba, Garcia, Stuani