First Division - Day 36

Granada 3 - Las Palmas 2

Granada: Andrés; Miguel Lopes, Lombán, Ricardo Costa, Biraghi; Rubén Pérez (Krhin 90’), Doucouré; Rochina (Fran Rico 74‘), Peñaranda (Barral 64’), Isaac Cuenca; El-Arabi. 4-2-3-1.
Las Palmas: Raúl Lizoain; David Simón, Aythami, Bigas, Garrido; Roque (Angel 83‘), Montoro (Hernán 70‘); Tana, Jonathan Viera, Wakaso (Momo 77’); Araujo (Willian José ‘). 4-2-3-1.

0-1. 03. Viera. Collected ball on edge of area and curled shot over Andrés.
0-2. 12. Viera. Beat keeper with shot on turn after Roque passed ball over.
1-2. 13. Rochina. Picked up ball in midfield and ran on to shoot across Lizoain.
2-2. 22. El-Arabi. Header past keeper after Doucouré headed on Rochina corner.
3-2. 71. Ricardo Costa. Steered header wide of Lizoain from Rochina corner.

Yellow cards: Wakaso 20’, Peñaranda 52’, Ricardo Costa 72’, Rubén Pérez 75’, Tana 85’.

Granada stay just above the relegation zone after they clocked up a 3-2 victory over Las Palmas in the last match on Saturday. Jonathan Viera actually put the Canary Islanders two up with only twelve minutes gone, the first a shot from outside of the area, and the second a shot on the turn from Roque’s lofted pass. Rochina ran through to get one back soon afterwards, but the visitors almost scored again, Andrés pushing out Tana’s shot, and Araujo heading the rebound against the crossbar. Midway through the first half however El-Arabi levelled it with a header after Doucouré played on Rochina’s corner, and the Moroccan striker hit the post after the interval before Ricardo Costa Ricardo Costa headed the winner from another Rochina corner with twenty minutes to go.