Stats Zone: Joselu and Edgar Mendez in blistering form as Alaves beat Villarreal

On Wednesday in the La Liga, an odd goal ended up as the decider in a close game as Alaves defeated Villarreal 2-1 (1-0).

Alaves started the match best and took the lead when Joselu scored a goal after 17 minutes, with an assist by Jota, making it 0-1. He has now scored eight La Liga goals this season.

Straight after the break, Paco Alcacer made his mark and equalised for Villarreal. It was Alcacer’s sixth goal.

Edgar Mendez scored the decider, with an assist by Joselu, in the 80th minute, what brought the final score to 2-1.

Alaves have 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses with a 4–5 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Villarreal have 3 wins and and 2 losses and a 12–6 goal difference.

Villarreal are now in sixth place, while Alaves are in 16th place.

Villarreal will play against Barca on Sunday. Alaves will face Valencia on Saturday.

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