The referee stops play so that a substitution can be made and Jonathan Calleri trots off the pitch and is replaced by Borja Baston (Alaves).
Abelardo has decided to make a change. Diego Rolan (Alaves) replaces Takashi Inui.
Substitution. Antonio Luna walks off the pitch and Raphael Dwamena (Levante) comes on as a substitute.
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A corner kick by Levante is thwarted by the well prepared Fernando Pacheco (Alaves).
Jonathan Calleri (Alaves) clutches his head in despair after he blew a huge opportunity! He received the ball from the free kick, took a good first touch and unleashed a powerful shot from mid-range which was stopped by one of the defenders.
Antonio Luna (Levante) receives a yellow card from the referee as expected.
Jony (Alaves) decides to speed play up with a short corner kick.
Jony (Alaves) misses a good chance to score. An inch-perfect cross into the box finds Jony (Alaves) who rises for a header, but sends the ball well over the bar. The ball is out of play. Alaves will have a chance to score from a corner.
Wasted opportunity! Marti Roger (Levante) picked up a pass and had lots of options, but instead decided to shoot from distance and it went high over the bar.
Jonathan Calleri (Alaves) commits a foul after unfairly pressing his opponent during an attacking move.
The substitution has been made. Manu Garcia (Alaves) has replaced Darko Brasanac.
Levante take the corner, but their hopes of scoring a goal end with a nice clearance by the defence.
Jose Morales (Levante) gets to the ball from the resulting corner and tries his luck with a shot, but one of the defenders steps in to block the effort. Levante force a corner. They send men into the box.
The linesman makes the right call and Levante will have a corner.
Enis Bardhi (Levante) takes the free kick but it is cleared by the first defender. Levante earn a corner.
Victor Laguardia (Alaves) has tested the patience of referee Alberto Undiano Mallenco and goes into the book for a previous late challenge.
Jony (Alaves) attempts to find one of his teammates with a cross from the resultant free kick, but he fails to hit the ball properly and sends it off the pitch.
Substitution. Borja Mayoral (Levante) has come on for Moses Simon.
Enis Bardhi (Levante) takes the resulting free kick from outside the box. He sends a nice cross into the box, but his intention is well anticipated by the goalkeeper who comes out to collect the ball.
This yellow card was deserved. The tackle by Darko Brasanac (Alaves) was quite harsh and Alberto Undiano Mallenco didn't hesitate to show him a yellow card.
Jonathan Calleri (Alaves) attempts to convert a lofted cross as he jumps high and heads the ball to the middle of the goal. Aitor Fernandez Abarisketa shows his brilliant reflexes and pulls off a glorious save to stop the ball from hitting the net.
Jonathan Calleri (Alaves) runs onto a loose pass inside the box and releases a tremendous shot low towards the middle of the goal. However, Aitor Fernandez Abarisketa anticipates the shot and makes an easy save.
Substitution. Enis Bardhi (Levante) replaces Nikola Vukcevic.
Jason (Levante) fails to deliver a decent cross from the corner and the ball goes out of play.
Coke (Levante) gets himself onto the end of the corner, but his header is blocked. The ball goes out of play and Levante have been awarded a corner kick.
The ball goes behind for a corner. Levante will have an opportunity to threaten the opposition's goal.
Takashi Inui (Alaves) fires a shot high over the bar from inside the box after latching onto a short pass.
Ruben Duarte (Alaves) crosses the ball into the box, but one of the defending players averts the threat.
Levante have a chance to score from a corner kick, but the ball is cleared by a defender.
Jose Morales (Levante) attempts to send a low pass into the box from the edge of the penalty area, but the opposition's defence knocks the ball to safety. Good work from Levante as they win a corner.
Tomas Pina (Alaves) is booked after bringing down an opponent. Alberto Undiano Mallenco had an easy-decision to make.
Takashi Inui (Alaves) receives a good pass and from just outside the box he unleashes a promising strike, but the shot is blocked by the defender.
The half-time break is over and the second half is about to start.
The referee blows his whistle to end the first half and the players are now heading to their respective dressing rooms.
1 additional min. will be played.
A poorly executed mid-range free kick by Jony (Alaves) as he fails to deliver a decent cross.
A free kick has been awarded to Alaves.
Alberto Undiano Mallenco shows a yellow card to Erick Cabaco (Levante) for his blatant foul.
Jony (Alaves) sends a lofted cross into the box which is headed clear.
Marti Roger (Levante) does well to dispossess the attacker with a slide tackle, but the referee blows his whistle for a foul. Another situation results in a direct free kick for Alaves.
The resulting set piece from Levante is comfortably intercepted by one of the defending players.
Levante didn't take advantage of the corner and score as the opposition's defence was alert and averted the threat. Now Levante have a corner.
A clumsy foul by Nikola Vukcevic (Levante) and Alberto Undiano Mallenco blows his whistle. Alaves have a free kick.
Erick Cabaco (Levante) sends a long ball forward to Jose Morales, but he put too much power and the chance is gone.
Alaves take the corner, but their hopes of scoring a goal end with a nice clearance by the defence.
Ximo Navarro (Alaves) produces a quality cross into the box, but the opposition's defence intercepts the ball and spanks it away. Corner kick. Alaves will have an opportunity.
Jose Morales (Levante) requires medical treatment, so the referee stops play and signals for the physio to come onto the pitch.
Jason (Levante) swings in the corner, but fails to find any of his teammates. One of the defenders reacts superbly to get it clear.
Moses Simon (Levante) tries to send a pass but it's blocked. The referee and his assistant both point at the corner flag. Levante will have an opportunity to threaten the opposition's goal.
Victor Laguardia (Alaves) meets the corner and displays his eye for goal as he coolly plants a header from close range into the bottom left corner. The score is 1:0.
The referee signals a corner kick to Alaves.
Takashi Inui (Alaves) serves up a nice cross, but the defence clears the danger. The referee and one of his assistants signal for a corner kick to Alaves.
Marti Roger (Levante) gets to the rebound just outside the box, but his attempt is blocked by one of the defending players.
Moses Simon (Levante) has time on the edge of the box. His shot is disappointing, though, as it flies towards the middle of the goal where Fernando Pacheco makes a comfortable save.
Victor Laguardia (Alaves) commits a rough challenge and Alberto Undiano Mallenco blows his whistle for a foul. A free kick to Levante.
Tomas Pina (Alaves) is furious with himself for wasting a glorious chance. He got to a rebound inside the 6-yard box, but his header flew narrowly wide of the right post. The ball is off of the pitch and it's a goal kick for Levante.
What a chance that is! Jonathan Calleri (Alaves) leaps high to meet a lofted pass inside the six-yard box, but his header crashes off the crossbar!
Jony (Alaves) fizzes over a cross which doesn't cause any problems. The ball goes out of play and Levante will have a goal kick.
Jason (Levante) passes the ball onto Marti Roger, but one of the defenders dispossesses him.
The resulting corner from Jason (Levante) comes to nothing.
Jose Morales (Levante) reacts well to latch onto a rebound inside the box, but his shot is well blocked. The ball is out of play. A goal-scoring opportunity from a corner for Levante.
Ximo Navarro fires a cross into the middle of the box that Jonathan Calleri (Alaves) gets on the end of, but he fails to properly control the header and it spins narrowly wide of the left post.
Ruben Vezo (Levante) commits a foul after bringing down his opponent with a slide tackle.
Antonio Luna (Levante) tries to find Jose Morales, but he puts too much power on the pass.
The first half has just begun.
The players are on the pitch and Levante will have the kick-off.
Alberto Undiano Mallenco is introduced as the referee for today's match.
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