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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 Real Madrid 15 +21 34
2 Barcelona 14 +20 31
3 Sevilla FC 15 +5 30
4 Real Sociedad 15 +8 26
5 Athletic Bilbao 15 +8 26
6 Atletico Madrid 16 +6 26
7 Getafe 15 +7 24
8 Valencia 15 +1 23
9 Osasuna 15 +4 22
10 Granada 15 0 21
11 Levante 15 -3 20
12 Villarreal 16 +4 19
13 Real Betis 15 -6 19
14 Alavés 15 -3 18
15 Real Valladolid 15 -4 18
16 Eibar 15 -12 15
17 Mallorca 15 -9 14
18 Celta Vigo 15 -10 13
19 Espanyol 16 -20 9
20 Leganes 15 -17 6