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2019-2020 LaLiga
  • Joan Jordán (37')

Sevilla move top of La Liga by beating Alaves

Sevilla climbed to the top of La Liga on Sunday after beating Alaves 1-0 away from home.

Spanish midfielder Joan Jordan scored the only goal of the game in the 37th minute, sending a free kick fizzing into the top corner.

Mexico forward Javier Hernandez made his debut for Sevilla when he came off the bench in the second half but Alaves finished the game stronger and spurned two chances to equalise late on.

The win took former Spain and Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui's side to the top of the table after four games on 10 points, one more than Atletico Madrid who were beaten 2-0 at Real Sociedad on Sunday.

Spanish Primera División Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Barcelona 16 +23 35
2 Real Madrid 16 +21 35
3 Sevilla FC 17 +4 31
4 Getafe 17 +10 30
5 Atletico Madrid 17 +8 29
6 Real Sociedad 17 +8 28
7 Athletic Bilbao 17 +7 27
8 Valencia 17 +3 27
9 Granada 17 +2 24
10 Osasuna 17 +2 23
11 Levante 17 -4 23
12 Real Betis 17 -5 23
13 Villarreal 17 +5 22
14 Alavés 17 -6 19
15 Real Valladolid 17 -6 19
16 Eibar 17 -13 16
17 Mallorca 17 -12 15
18 Celta Vigo 17 -11 14
19 Leganes 17 -16 10
20 Espanyol 17 -20 10