Granada work hard to secure a 1 goal win against Elche

This result takes Diego Martinez's team to 33 points in the competition

Granada work hard to secure a 1 goal win against Elche
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Granada enjoyed a mesmerising home victory against Elche at the Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes on Sunday. Granada were hoping to get something from this game, following a previous defeat to Huesca. Elche were looking to extend their winning run after a 1-0 victory against Eibar. As it stands, Granada and Elche currently occupy 8th and 19th spots in the table, with 33 points and 21 points respectively after 25 matches.

It was an impressive opening from Granada, beginning with a goal from Domingos Quina in the 31st minute. However, their lead didn't last for long, as an equalizer from a Lucas Boye just before half-time brought Elche level, thereby seeing the first half to a 1-1.

Granada continued to pile on the pressure the second half and were rewarded, following Antonio Puertas opening the scoring, 79 minutes in, which sealed the victory for Granada.

For Granada Fede Vico, Adrian Marin, Roberto Soldado and Jesus Vallejo came on for Domingos Quina, Dimitri Foulquier, Jorge Molina and Yan Eteki, while Elche replaced Josema, Emiliano Rigoni, Pere Milla, Victor Rodriguez and Nino with Johan Mojica, Tete Morente, Emiliano Rigoni, Guido Carrillo and Fidel.

There were bookings for Nehuen Perez, Jorge Molina and Victor Diaz from Granada and Johan Mojica and Josema for Elche.

Granada will next travel to Athletic Club, while Elche will face Seville at home.

Technical card:
Granada:Edgar Badia, Antonio Barragan, Gonzalo Verdu, Dani Calvo, Johan Mojica, Tete Morente, Raul Guti, Ivan Marcone, Fidel, Guido Carrillo and Lucas Boye
Elche:Rui Silva, Victor Diaz, Domingos Duarte, Nehuen Perez, Dimitri Foulquier, Antonio Puertas, Yan Eteki, Domingos Quina, Yangel Herrera, Robert Kenedy and Jorge Molina
Stadium:the Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes
Goals:Domingos Quina (1-0, min. 31), Lucas Boye (1-1, min. 40) and Antonio Puertas (2-1, min. 79)

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