Atletico looked blunt and unorganised as an impressive Alaves collected their first points of the season with a 1-0 win at the Estadio Mendizorrotza.
The visitors never really got going in Vitoria-Gasteiz and the home side were worthy 1-0 winners, although both sides only had one shot on target each.
Alaves captain Victor Laguardia powered home a header from a corner in the fourth minute and Atletico had no real answer for the rest of the game. Indeed, it was Alaves who looked more dangerous on the counter and could have put the game beyond doubt.
For the Glorioso the points, their first of the campaign, are very welcome after five straight defeats.
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