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Granada go top of La Liga with 1-0 win over Real Betis

Granada v Real Betis
Real Betis dropped into the relegation zone with the defeat

Granada went to the top of La Liga with victory over Real Betis.

The Andalusian club, who were promoted from the second tier in the summer, took advantage of El Clasico being postponed to move up from sixth to top with 20 points from 10 games.

Former Betis player Alvaro Vadillo scored the only goal with a close-range finish from Carlos Fernandez's pass.

Granada are one point above Barcelona, Real Sociedad - who beat Celta Vigo 1-0 on Sunday - and Atletico Madrid.

Champions Barcelona could go back to the top on Tuesday if they beat Real Valladolid, with a full set of La Liga fixtures during the week.

Granada have never won a major trophy in their 86-year history, going closest when they lost the 1958-59 Spanish Cup final to Barcelona. Their highest La Liga finish is sixth, on two occasions in the 1970s.

Line-ups

Granada

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Dantas da Silva
  • 16Díaz
  • 22Coutinho Meneses Duarte
  • 6Sánchez
  • 15Neva
  • 21HerreraBooked at 24minsSubstituted forEtekiat 60'minutes
  • 4Gonalons
  • 7VadilloSubstituted forSoldadoat 74'minutesBooked at 75mins
  • 12Azeez
  • 23MachísBooked at 9mins
  • 24FernándezSubstituted forMartínezat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Martínez Sánchez
  • 5Martínez
  • 8Eteki
  • 9Soldado
  • 11Köybasi
  • 13Escandell
  • 20Ramos

Real Betis

Formation 4-1-4-1

  • 1Robles
  • 22Leite de Souza Junior
  • 23Mandi
  • 4FeddalBooked at 45minsSubstituted forIglesiasat 78'minutes
  • 6PedrazaSubstituted forMoreno Loperaat 72'minutes
  • 3García FernándezBooked at 12minsSubstituted forSánchez Rodríguezat 72'minutesBooked at 79mins
  • 11Tello
  • 10Canales
  • 8FekirBooked at 29mins
  • 18Guardado
  • 16Morón

Substitutes

  • 5Bartra
  • 9Iglesias
  • 12da Silva Júnior
  • 15Moreno Lopera
  • 17Sánchez Rodríguez
  • 31Marín
  • 37Gutiérrez
Referee:
Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz
Attendance:
18,985

Match Stats

Home TeamGranadaAway TeamReal Betis
Possession
Home36%
Away64%
Shots
Home13
Away12
Shots on Target
Home3
Away0
Corners
Home4
Away2
Fouls
Home13
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Granada CF 1, Real Betis 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Granada CF 1, Real Betis 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Darwin Machís (Granada CF) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Rui Silva.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Aissa Mandi (Real Betis).

  5. Post update

    Roberto Soldado (Granada CF) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Nabil Fekir (Real Betis).

  7. Post update

    Maxime Gonalons (Granada CF) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Post update

    Sergio Canales (Real Betis) hits the bar with a left footed shot from outside the box from a direct free kick.

  9. Post update

    Nabil Fekir (Real Betis) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Yan Eteki (Granada CF).

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Darwin Machís (Granada CF) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Roberto Soldado.

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Emerson (Real Betis) left footed shot from the right side of the box is too high. Assisted by Joaquín.

  13. Post update

    Álex Moreno (Real Betis) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Yan Eteki (Granada CF).

  15. Post update

    Cristian Tello (Real Betis) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Yan Eteki (Granada CF).

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Cristian Tello (Real Betis) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

  18. Post update

    Sergio Canales (Real Betis) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Domingos Duarte (Granada CF).

  20. Booking

    Joaquín (Real Betis) is shown the yellow card.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 27th October 2019

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Granada106221710720
2Barcelona961223101319
3Real Sociedad106131710719
4Atl Madrid10541105519
5Sevilla106131311219
6Real Madrid9531169718
7Villarreal1052324141017
8Osasuna10352109114
9Real Valladolid10352109114
10Ath Bilbao1034387113
11Getafe103431414013
12Valencia103431416-213
13Levante103251012-211
14Alavés10325813-511
15Mallorca10316713-610
16Eibar102351015-59
17Celta Vigo10235512-79
18Real Betis102351220-89
19Espanyol10226515-108
20Leganés10127514-95
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