Barcelona stays top as Alaves beaten

Youssef En-Nesyri scored the only goal as Leganes beat Deportivo Alaves in La Liga on Friday.

Youssef En-Nesyri in action for Leganes against Barcelona   -  Getty Images

Deportivo Alaves missed the chance to usurp Barcelona at the top of La Liga after losing 1-0 at Leganes on Friday.

The Vitoria club could have established a two-point lead at the summit with victory but succumbed to Youssef En-Nesyri's goal three minutes before half-time.

En-Nesyri was on hand to fire home when the ball fell for him in the box and, despite some late Alaves pressure, the home side held on to record its first win since October 6.

It means Barcelona retains one-point advantage ahead of its trip to third-placed Atletico Madrid on Saturday.

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