Alaves secures dramatic victory over Levante in triumphant return to La Liga

Club Alaves returned to the Spanish first division of the La Liga football league with a dramatic 1-0 victory over their hosts Levante in the 129th minute thanks to a penalty in the second leg of the qualifying play-off.

Asier Villabre, on loan from Athletic Bilbao, successfully fired a Robert Pierre punch into the penalty area, requiring the assistant referee to watch Var video for a long time to give his team the win after the two teams drew. first leg.

Levante was on the cusp of climbing into La Liga, and the second extra period was coming to an end, as competition rules call for promotion of the highest-ranked player instead of resorting to penalties.

And Valencia-based Levante finished third in La Liga 2 last season, one point ahead of No. 4 Alaves.

But the Basque club stunned him in front of their fans by returning to the elite league after one season in the second division.

Alaves joined Granada and Las Palmas in La Liga, noting that the three clubs that have been relegated to the second division are Elche, Espanyol and Valladolid.

Source: agencies

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