Granada 1-2 Exact Madrid: Leaders two aspects from La Liga title

Granada 1-2 Exact Madrid: Leaders two aspects from La Liga title
Ferland Mendy is the 21st scheme scorer for Exact Madrid this season

Leaders Exact Madrid moved to interior one buy of the La Liga title after surviving a dread towards Granada.

France defender Ferland Mendy opened the scoring with a ferocious like from a tight perspective sooner than countryman Karim Benzema doubled the lead.

Nonetheless Exact had been forced to endure a nervous second 1/2 after Darwin Machis fired through Thibaut Courtois’ legs.

Zinedine Zidane’s facet are four aspects tremendous of nearest opponents Barcelona with two games closing.

Given Exact’s kindly head-to-head yarn over Barca, Exact require two aspects from their closing two games, at home to fifth-positioned Villarreal on Thursday and at relegation-threatened Leganes on Sunday, to buy the league.

“Now we deserve to be happy and leisure up for Thursday,” stated Exact boss Zidane after his facet’s ninth successive buy since La Liga resumed in June.

“We would possibly maybe presumably maybe be inspire coaching on Tuesday and we’re going to be inspire on the pitch on Thursday. The closing minutes had been annoying. Granada made us defend lots within the second 1/2.”

Gareth Bale became as soon as as soon as extra an unused substitute as Exact scored twice in six first-1/2 minutes sooner than the hosts hit inspire.

Gareth Bale became as soon as an unused substitute towards Granada

Skipper Sergio Ramos made a truly principal clearance off the freeway to philosophize Ramon Azeez a dramatic equaliser within the closing phases.

Wales forward Bale, who has been at Exact since 2013, has started fine 12 La Liga fits this season.

He has no longer played since being substituted within the 2-Zero buy over Mallorca on 24 June.