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Celta take all 3 points, after 2-0 victory against Alavés

Technical card:
Celta: Ruben Blanco, Hugo Mallo, Nestor Araujo, Jeison Murillo, Lucas Olaza (Joseph Aidoo, min.90), Brais Mendez, Renato Tapia, Fran Beltran (Jose Fontan, min.75), Denis Suarez (Okay Yokuslu, min.70), Nolito (Miguel Baeza, min.70) and Iago Aspas (Emre Mor, min.90)
Alavés: Fernando Pacheco, Ximo Navarro, Rodrigo Ely (Alberto Rodriguez, min.40), Florian Lejeune, Ruben Duarte, Jota (Tomas Tavares, min.74), Rodrigo Battaglia (Manu Garcia, min.85), Tomas Pina, Luis Rioja (Borja Sainz, min.85), Joselu and Lucas Perez (John Guidetti, min.74)
Stadium: Municipal de Balaidos
Goals: Brais Mendez (1-0, min. 19) and Brais Mendez (2-0, min. 79)

Celta eased past Alavés in a 2-0 victory on Sunday at Municipal de Balaidos. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Celta arrived at the game looking pick up points after losing their last game 4-0 to Villarreal. Alavés had lost their previous match against Cádiz. As it stands, Celta and Alavés sit 8th, (23 points) and 16th, (18 points), in the league respectively, after 14 matches.

Celta started strongly in the first half, beginning with Brais Mendez opening the scoring, 19 minutes in and managed to see out the first half 1-0.

Celta continued to apply pressure the second half and were rewarded, thanks to Brais Mendez opening the scoring, 79 minutes in, sealing a resounding 2-0 victory for the home side.

For Celta Miguel Baeza, Okay Yokuslu, Jose Fontan, Emre Mor and Joseph Aidoo came on for Nolito, Denis Suarez, Fran Beltran, Iago Aspas and Lucas Olaza, while Alavés brought on Alberto Rodriguez, John Guidetti, Tomas Tavares, Borja Sainz and Manu Garcia to replace Rodrigo Ely, Lucas Perez, Jota, Luis Rioja and Rodrigo Battaglia.

There were bookings for Nestor Araujo and Nolito from Celta and Rodrigo Battaglia and Tomas Pina for Alavés.

Celta will play away against Real Betis, while Alavés will face Sevilla at home.

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