Alaves hand Villarreal second straight loss in La Liga
Castellon (Spain), Feb 11: Deportivo Alaves stunned Villarreal 2-1 on Saturday, infilcting second successive loss on the latter in the La Liga football championship.
Alaves defender Rodrigo Ely gave his side a 1-0 lead 39 minutes into the match, while his teammate Ibai Gomez doubled the score in the 71st minute, reported Efe.
With 13 minutes to go, Villarreal narrowed the gap with a goal from Carlos Bacca, but failed to hold Alaves to a draw.
After this away win, Alaves are in 16th place with 25 points in the La Liga table.
Unbeaten Barcelona, who are set to host Getafe on Sunday, sit atop the league with 58 points.
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