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Spanish sensation Alaves wins at Celta to take league lead

VIGO, Spain (AP) Alaves continued its sensational start to the season by winning 1-0 at Celta Vigo on Friday to go top of Spanish league.

A modest club from Spain's northern Basque Country, Alaves secured another notable victory following a 1-0 win over Champions League winners Real Madrid.

True to the formula installed by coach Abelardo Fernandez, Alaves defended superbly and executed a set piece to perfection in the 58th minute when Victor Laguardia squared a long ball for unmarked midfielder Tomas Pina to tap home.

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