In a thrilling La Liga clash at the Estadio Mendizorroza, Deportivo Alaves clinched a comfortable 3-1 win over Granada. The match showcased Alaves’ attacking prowess and left Granada struggling to keep pace throughout the encounter.
The opening moments set the tone for the match as Granada’s R. Torrent unfortunately found the back of his own net in the 11th minute, handing Alaves an early lead. The own goal added to Granada’s woes, setting the stage for a challenging fixture against a determined Alaves side.
Alaves extended their lead in the 38th minute when A. Rebbach clinically converted a goal, assisted by J. Lopez. The seamless teamwork displayed by Alaves left Granada scrambling to contain the onslaught, with a 2-0 deficit at halftime.
The second half saw Alaves maintaining their attacking momentum, and in the 55th minute, S. Omorodion, assisted by L. Rioja, further widened the gap by scoring a third goal for the home team. Granada found themselves trailing by three goals, facing an uphill battle to salvage anything from the match.
Despite Alaves’ dominance, Granada managed to secure a consolation goal in the 86th minute when M. Uzuni found the net from the penalty spot. While the late goal provided a glimmer of hope for Granada, it was not enough to alter the outcome significantly.
With this victory, Deportivo Alaves now sits comfortably in 12th position in the La Liga standings, accumulating 15 points from their performances. In contrast, Granada continues to struggle and currently occupies the 19th position with only 7 points, highlighting the challenges they face in the league.
As the La Liga season progresses, both teams will look to build on their performances, with Alaves aiming for a higher standing and Granada seeking to climb out of the relegation zone.