Real Madrid one step closer in winning their 34th La Liga title, Los Blancos defeated Granada 2-1

Benzema celebrating the goal

July 14, Real Madrid beats Granada to secure their 34th La Liga title.

On the match held last night in Estadio de los Carmenes, Real Madrid defeated Granada 2-1 and grabbed the important 3 points. After the crucial win, Los Blancos maintained 4 clear points gap to stay on the top of the table. Real Madrid are ahead of the rivals Barcelona by 4 points and there are 2 matches to play. Real Madrid just have to gain two more points from 2 matches to be the champions. The Los Blancos have the remaining fixtures with Villareal and Leganes. Meanwhile, Barcelona have their remaining fixtures with Osasuna and Deportivo Alaves.

Real Madrid on the way to their 34th title

On the neck to neck performance Real Madrid left back Ferland Mendy scored the early stunner for Real Madrid. Utilizing the assist provided by Casemiro, Mendy quickly threw the ball in the final third and caught it with the pace. and fired it in the Granada’s net. Rui Silva didn’t even get the chance to judge the shot.

Just after the 6 minutes of the first goal, Benzema made it 2-0 for Real Madrid. Modric on the help, assisted Karim a match winning goal. First half ended in 2-0.

On the second half, following the Casemiro’s fault Darwin Machis scored back a goal to give Granada a comeback hope. Casemiro couldn’t catch the back pass ball and Darwin Machis was waiting for the chance. Ramos was a bit in front and Real Madrid couldn’t escape out from the danger. Thibaut Courtois were acting like a blockade for Granda. Ramos’ goal line clearance and Thibaut Courtois’ several diving saves rescued Real Madrid. All the above is Real Madrid gained 3 important points which they wanted.

Both the teams played better and gave each other tough challenges. Granada’s right defense seemed weak due to which both the goals was scored from Real Madrid’s left flank. Granada too had good chances but the Real Madrid’s defense turned everything down.

GranadaReal Madrid
Possession37.9%62.1%
Shots1311
Fouls1818
Pass success 79%89%
Corners43

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