Celta on Sunday lost to Alavés on an away defeat at Estadio de Mendizorroza. Alavés faced the match with a desire to make up their league after losing 2-1 against Valencia while Celta came from winning 1-0 against Athletic in the last match played. As of today, Alavés is 14th in the LaLiga, having garnered 11 points from 9 matches, while Celta sits at 17th with 9 points after playing a total of 9 matches.
Both sides were struggling to produce anything in the first 45 minutes and the teams went to the dressing room locked in a 0-0.
The second half started favourably for Alavés, with a good early goal from Lisandro Magallán in the 50th minute. Later, Alavés scored again and increased their advantage thanks to a goal from Lucas Pérez 82 minutes in the game, and the game ended 2-0.
At the end of the match, both teams made 3 substitutions each. For Alavés, Pere Pons, Oliver Burke and John Guidetti came on for Luis Rioja, Joselu and Lucas Pérez, while Celta brought on David Costas, Brais Méndez and Pione Sisto to replace Hugo Mallo, Okay Yokuslu and David Junca.
The referee booked Mubarak Wakaso, Rubén Duarte, Manu García, Lisandro Magallán and Lucas Pérez from Alavés, while for Celta David Junca saw a yellow card as well.
Alavés will play against Villarreal at away stadium, while Celta will face Real Sociedad at home stadium.