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Alavés and Sevilla look for their first victory


Rayo Vallecano will try to settle this Monday at the top of the LaLiga EA Sports table during their visit to Granada (9:30 p.m.), in a day in which Deportivo Alavés and Sevilla battle in Mendizorrotza (7:00 p.m.) for their first victory it’s from the season.

At Nuevo Los Cármenes, the Granada team faces its first home game in the season of its return to the First Division after losing its debut in the top flight against Atlético de Madrid at the Cívitas Metropolitano (3-1).

Now, Paco López will have to decide if he maintains the defense of five with which he formed in the Spanish capital or if he bets on a back of four. For this he will not be able to count on Jesús Vallejo or Raúl Torrente, with discomfort, nor with the section Shon Weissman, who will be joined by the striker Samu Omorodion, who will abandon the Nasrid discipline.

Opposite, Rayo hopes to endorse the good feelings of their start, in which they beat Almería at the Power Horse Stadium (0-2) with goals from Isi and Randy Nteka, both from the penalty spot, before the half hour.

Both Radamel Falcao and Raúl de Tomás will be available for Francisco; The Colombian has already recovered from the fall he suffered during training, and the man from Madrid will foreseeably make his debut this day after missing the first one due to muscular discomfort.

In Mendizorrotza, Deportivo Alavés and Sevilla will fight for their first league win of the season after losing both on their debut. Luis García Plaza’s men succumbed to Cádiz and now he hopes to hold on to his fort to start adding three by three.

The Nervionense team, which reinforced its goal on Sunday with the signing of the Norwegian Örjan Nyland, also gave way in their first game against Valencia, in which they managed to equalize with a goal from En-Nesyri before the expulsion of Loïc Badé and the Both of Javi Guerra ended up condemning him (1-2).

The locals will have the only absence of Giuliano Simeone, while the Andalusian team will not be able to dispose of the suspended Badé or the injured Tanguy Nianzou and Alfonso Pastor and remains awaiting the hits Gonzalo Montiel, Adnan Januzaj and Marcao.


Deportivo Alavés – Seville. Cuadra Fernández (Balearic Islands) 19.00.

Granada – Rayo Vallecano. González Fuertes (C. Asturiano) 21.30.