Goals and Highlights: Granada 1-2 Real Madrid in LaLiga

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23:25a month ago

Darwin Machís Goal!

 

23:24a month ago

Benzema Goal!

 

23:02a month ago

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22:58a month ago

Full time -Granada 1-2 Real Madrid

What a game! 

Granada pushed Zidane's side all the way but failed to find their second goal. 

Los Blancos started the game so well and deseverd to be leading after the break. 

However, Diego Martínez tweaked the formation and changed the game. 

A goal-line clearance from Sergio Ramos sealed all three points for his side. 

Real Madrid go four points clear at the top of the table and can win the league against Villerreal in their next outing. 

22:53a month ago

93' Corner for Granada. The goalkeeper, Rui Silva, has gone up!
22:52a month ago

92' Courtois is booked for time wasting. 
22:50a month ago

Added Time

90' There will be five minutes of added time.
22:49a month ago

89' Luka Modric is running down the clock. 
22:48a month ago

87' Sanchez left unmarked at the back post was so close to finding the break through! 

His header was just inches wide of Courtois' post.

22:47a month ago

86' Free-kick for Granada in a dangerous position. 

Montoro to take.

22:46a month ago

Granada - Subsitution

84' So close from Granada! 

Not once but twice! 

First, Courtois denied Azeez with a great header. Then Sergio Ramos blocked a shot on the line! 

A huge let off for Los Blancos!

22:43a month ago

80' Carnage in the Real Madrid area. 

A Granada free-kick sent in caused confusion in the area, with the ball begging to be put into the back of the net. 

However, referee, Santiago Jaime Latre, gave a free kick to Los Blancos for a foul on  Courtois. 

22:38a month ago

77' Granada have changed to a 4-2-4 formation as they look to get back on level terms. 
22:37a month ago

Cooling Break

75' Final 15 minutes left of this match. 

Granada have to find something special to find their way through the stubborn Los Blancos defence. 

22:33a month ago

72' His ball sails across everyone and goes out for a goal-kick to Los Blancos. 
22:32a month ago

71' Free-kick in a dangerous position for Granada. 

Montoro to take.

22:31a month ago

70' There are 20 minutes of normal time left to play.

Granada have looked the better side since the break and look dangerous on the break. 

22:30a month ago

69' The ball found Carvajal, however, he failed to keep the ball in play. 
22:29a month ago

68' Free-kick Real Madrid after a foul on Luka Modric. 
22:27a month ago

65' Good defending from Granada. 

Rodrygo and Mendy link up on the left hand side. The Brazilian drives a low cross along the face of goal, but Granada cleared the danger. 

22:24a month ago

Real Madrid - Subsitution

62' Double change here for Los Blancos.

Off comes Valverde and Isco. On comes Asensio and Rodrygo.

22:21a month ago

59' So close from Darwin Machís! 

The Venezuelan nearly grabs his second but his shot whistles past the post. 

22:18a month ago

Granada - Yellow Card

57' Gil Dias goes into the book for a foul on Carvajal.
22:17a month ago

55' Granada have really come alive this half! 

Diego Martínez made a few changes to the system at half time, he changed to a 4-4-3 formation. 

His side are really pushing the champions in waiting all the way!

22:15a month ago

Granada - Substitution

54' Off comes Foulquier. On comes Montoro.
22:12a month ago

Goal - Granada 1-2 Real Madrid - Machís

49' Machís gets one back for Granada! 

The Nazaríes break with pace.  Machís  finds himself one on one with Courtois, and the winger slots the ball underneath the Belgian international. 

Game on!

22:07a month ago

Granada - Yellow Card

46' Duarte receives a yellow for a foul on Isco. 
22:05a month ago

Second half - Kick-off

45' Granada get the second half underway! 

A big half for the title race. All three points for Los Blancos will put them four points clear of second place Barcelona, with two games reamining of the season. 

21:54a month ago

Half time Granada 0-2 Real Madrid

Los Blancos go in at half time with the lead. 

Ferland Mendy scored his first goal of the season with an emphatic strike. 

Benzema doubled their lead six minutes later with an excellent curling shot into the top corner past Rui Silva. 

Granada looked more organised after their formation change, however, Zidane's side have yet to concede a goal in their previous five matches. 

21:47a month ago

Added Time

There will be two minuets of added time. 
21:47a month ago

45' Freekick from Granada is cleared by Benzema.

Madrid counter but Isco is caught in possesion. 

21:43a month ago

42' Benzema almost doubles his tally. A powerful strike from the forward forces a great save from Rui Silva!
21:37a month ago

35' Great save from Courtois to deny a powerful header from Duarte!

It looked a certain goal. 

21:36a month ago

34' Looks like Granada have changed their formation. 

They started the game with three at the back, however, have now reverted back to a back four. 

21:33a month ago

Cooling Break

30' Half an hour gone here at the Nuevo Estadio de Los Cármenes.

Zidane's side have been imperious so far this evening. 

There is a genius to Madrid's style of play, they are really dominating a strong Granada side so far. 

21:30a month ago

28' First real glimps of goal for Granada. 

Machís skips past Carvajal, he then whips a devilish ball into the area but it is comfortable in the end for Courtois to claim. 

21:27a month ago

25'  Carvajal sees his shot blocked after a lovely passing combination between himslef and Valverde, saw the right-back having a shot at goal. 
21:24a month ago

22' The league leaders are playing some lovely football here. 

Crisp passing football that is toying with Granada. 

Granada have failed to find their way into the game so far. 

 

21:20a month ago

GOAL - Granada 0-2 Real Madrid - Karim Benzema

16' Real Madrid are in cruise control now!

Karim Benzema gets Madrid's second.

He found his way into Granada's area, he was given time to pick his spot, to give Zidane's side breathing space. 

21:12a month ago

GOAL - Granada 0-1 Real Madrid - Ferland Mendy

10' Ferland Mendy scores his first goal of the season in emphatic style!

He breaks down the left hand side, finds his way into the penalty area and unleashed a wild shot past Rui Silva. 

Real Madrid are oozing confidence. 

21:08a month ago

7' Sergio Ramos makes a great challenge on Fernández to prevent a corner for Granada. 
21:06a month ago

3' Real Madrid have had the majority of the ball so far in the opening three minutes. 

Diego Martínez will be happy that, his side are very impressive at soaking up the pressure. 

21:01a month ago

Kick Off

1' Real Madrid get us underway!
20:59a month ago

Here come the teams!

We are moments away from kick-off here at the Nuevo Estadio de Los Cármenes.
20:13a month ago

Real Madrid Starting XI

 

20:02a month ago

Granada Starting XI

 

18:31a month ago

Last meeting

11:29a month ago

Stay tuned!

That's all for now but check back an hour or so before kick-off for the confirmed starting XI's from this La Liga Santander clash between Granada CF and Real Madrid!
11:26a month ago

How to Watch and Follow Granada vs Real Madrid

If you would like to watch the game then UK Sky customers should visit: https://www.premiersports.com/ for La Liga TV. 

However, for following along online VAVEL is your best option!

11:24a month ago

Zidane's pre-match thoughts


 
11:21a month ago

Predicted XI's

Granada: Silva; Foulquier, Diaz, Vallejo, Duarte, Neva; Machis, Herrera, Azeez, Puertas; Soldado.

Real Madrid: Courtois; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Mendy; Kroos, Casemiro, Valverde; Hazard, Benzema, Asensio.

11:18a month ago

Form Guides

Granada: DLWDW

Real Madrid: WWWWW

11:16a month ago

Real Madrid Team News

Marcelo is expected to miss the rest of the La Liga season with an adductor injury. 

Zinedine Zidane will be able to welcome back Sergio Ramos and Dani Carvajal to the starting line-up, after they both missed Los Blancos 2-0 win over Alaves through suspension.  

Eden Hazard could make the starting XI after fears of an ankle issue passing. 

 

11:12a month ago

Granada Team News

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However, Diego Martínez could welcome back  Alvaro Vadillo to the match day squad after a stomach issue. 

11:07a month ago

The title race

Real Madrid will be after all three points this evening to reinstate their 4-point lead at the top of the La Liga table.  

The gap is currently down to a single point with Barcelona having won 1-0 on Saturday against Real Valladolid. 

Zinedine Zidane's side have a perfect record since football returned, they will need to be on the top their game to beat an exciting Granada side. 

11:01a month ago

Europa League for Granada?

Granada have been this seasons surprise package in La Liga.  

Their 3-2 win over Real Sociedad in their last outing made a European spot a possibility for Diego Martínez's side.  

They currently find themselves in 10th place, however, a win this evening will see them move up to 7th, and sneak into the last Europa League qualifying spot.  

10:55a month ago

Kick-off time

Granada vs Real Madrid will take place the Nuevo Estadio de Los Cármenes in Granada, Spain. 

Kick-off time is scheduled for 21:00 BST.

10:51a month ago

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