When Alaves were 0-1 up at Valdebebas, Real Madrid were furious as they felt Laguardia pulled Marcelo back by the hair. It may have been outside the box, but it was still a red card offence. The VAR inexplicably remained quiet.
Thibaut Courtois made a terrible error after passing the ball straight to Joselu of Alaves who fired into an empty net.
On the first weekend of sporting action since the death of Diego Maradona, sports, leagues and teams round the world on Saturday paid tribute to the Argentine football great.
Juventus again showed their reliance on Cristiano Ronaldo as their superstar attacker was absent for a 1-1 draw at promoted Benevento on Saturday, while Serie A title rivals Inter Milan beat high-flying Sassuolo 3-0 to move second.
Alaves striker Lucas Perez put the Basques ahead against Real Madrid after a penalty given for handball by Nacho. However, replays show the ball hit him on the upper arm, above the T-shirt line.
Gareth Bale has joined Zlatan Ibrahimovic's battle with FIFA over their image rights being used without consent. Now, leading sports lawyer Chris Farnell has backed their case.
Fabio Santos scored the only goal as Corinthians defeated Coritiba 0-1 in the Brasileirao. It ended a three game winless streak.