First Division - Day 38

Granada 1 - Espanyol 2

Granada: Ochoa; Rubén Vezo, Lombán, Ingason; Isaac Cuenca, Khrin, Uche Agbo (Hongla 77’), Héctor; Andreas Pereira (Jean Carlos 61‘); Entrena (Boga 84’), Adrián Ramos. 3-4-1-2.
Espanyol: Diego López; Marc Navarro, David López, Diego Reyes, Aarón Martín; Jurado, Víctor Sánchez, Marc Roca, Piatti (Víctor Alvarez 84’); Leo Baptistao (Hernán Pérez 85’), Gerard Moreno. 4-4-2.

0-1. 03. Baptistao. Turned shot past Ochoa after Lombán dragged on Piatti cross.
0-2. 08. Vezo (own goal). Slid ball past own keeper trying to clear Baptistao centre.
1-2. 22. Pereira. Picked up Ramos pass and struck long shot past Diego López.

Yellow cards: Marc Roca 62’, Piatti 66’, Víctor Alvarez 91’.

The last round of fixtures of the season kicked off on Friday night with the match between the already relegated Granada and Espanyol, the Catalans running out 1-2 victors to move up to eighth pending the rest of the weekend programme. All the goals came in the first quarter of the game, Leo Baptistao opening the scoring after Lombán could only drag on a cross from Piatti, and Baptistao then crossing in for Rubén Vezo to put through his own net. Andreas Pereira got one back for the locals though, and only a couple of good saves by Diego López prevented Pereira and Entrena from levelling the scores. A sad end for the Andalusians however after six years in the top flight, and a disappointment for coach Tony Adams, whose side have failed to pick up a single point since he took over seven games ago.