Published: January 15, 2018 12:34 am
Sevilla’s winless streak reached five straight rounds after losing at Alaves 1-0 in the Spanish league on Sunday.
Manu Garcia scored Alaves’ winner in the 52nd minute when the midfielder controlled a pass after a poorly cleared corner kick and struck the ball into the far side of the net.
It was Sevilla’s second consecutive loss in the league under Vincenzo Montella, the Italian coach who replaced the fired Eduardo Berizzo late last month.
The team has not improved under the former AC Milan manager, other than advancing to the Copa del Rey quarterfinals.
Sevilla was left in sixth place after Villarreal moved ahead in the standings on Saturday.
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