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2018-2019 Spanish Primera División
  • André Silva (30')

Andre Silva fires Sevilla top of La Liga with winner vs. Valladolid

Sevilla leapfrogged Barcelona and Atletico Madrid to go top of La Liga after they beat Real Valladolid 1-0 at the Estadio Sanchez Pizjuan.

Andre Silva's eighth league goal of the season was enough to ensure the Andalusian club moved to the summit above Barca and Atletico, who drew 1-1 at the Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday.

The win means Sevilla -- whose sole domestic league championship came in the 1945-46 season will begin December as the leading team in La Liga.

After their Europa League trip to Standard Liege on Thursday, coach Pablo Machin's team will travel face Alaves on Sunday, Dec. 2.

Alaves, this season's surprise package, had themselves spurned the opportunity to top the table this weekend when they lost 1-0 at Leganes on Friday.

Spanish Primera División Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Real Madrid 34 +41 77
2 Barcelona 34 +42 73
3 Atletico Madrid 35 +21 63
4 Sevilla FC 34 +16 60
5 Villarreal 34 +10 54
6 Getafe 34 +11 53
7 Real Sociedad 34 +8 51
8 Valencia 35 -6 50
9 Athletic Bilbao 34 +9 48
10 Granada 34 +2 47
11 Osasuna 34 -7 45
12 Levante 34 -5 43
13 Real Valladolid 35 -10 39
14 Real Betis 34 -11 38
15 Celta Vigo 35 -10 36
16 Alavés 34 -19 35
17 Eibar 34 -17 35
18 Mallorca 34 -24 29
19 Leganes 34 -24 28
20 Espanyol 34 -27 24