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Surprise package Cadiz join Sociedad on top of La Liga

Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Madrid v Cadiz - Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano, Madrid, Spain - October 17, 2020 Cadiz's Alvaro Negredo with teammates during the warm up before the match REUTERS/Sergio Perez

MADRID (Reuters) - Promoted Cadiz scored two goals in three minutes to beat hosts Eibar 2-0 on Friday and provisionally join La Liga leaders Real Sociedad at the top of the table.

Goals from Alvaro Negredo in the 36th minute and Salvador Sanchez Ponce three minutes later put the visitors on 14 points from eight games, with Sociedad ahead on goal difference and with a game in hand at Celta Vigo on Sunday.

Real Madrid, who host Huesca on Saturday, are a point behind in third and have played two games fewer than Cadiz.

Cadiz have already caused a stir this season, notching a shock 1-0 win at Real Madrid earlier this month.

Reporting by Karolos Grohmann; Editing by Ken Ferris

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