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Barça score 4 in resounding win against Granada

Technical card:
Granada: Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Sergino Dest, Oscar Mingueza, Samuel Umtiti, Jordi Alba, Frenkie De Jong, Pedri, Sergio Busquets, Ousmane Dembele, Antoine Griezmann and Lionel Messi
Barcelona: Rui Silva, Dimitri Foulquier, German Sanchez, Domingos Duarte, Carlos Neva, Antonio Puertas, Yan Eteki, Angel Montoro, Yangel Herrera, Darwin Machis and Roberto Soldado
Stadium: the Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes
Goals: Antoine Griezmann (0-1, min. 12), Lionel Messi (0-2, min. 35), Lionel Messi (0-3, min. 42) and Antoine Griezmann (0-4, min. 63)

Granada on Saturday lost to Barça on a home defeat at the Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes. Granada were hoping to get something from this game after losing 2-0 to Eibar in their last match. Barcelona were hoping to increase their winning streak after back-to-back victories against Real Sociedad and Levante. As the table looks today, Granada and Barcelona currently occupy 7th and 3rd spots in the table, with 27 points and 34 points respectively after 18 matches.

Barcelona scored first, with Antoine Griezmann opening the rout, 12 minutes in. Later, Barcelona scored again and increased their advantage thanks to a goal from Lionel Messi to make it 0-2. Later, Barcelona took the lead with a goal form another goal from Lionel Messi, scoring his second goal in the 42nd minute just before half-time. The score at half time was 0-3.

Barcelona continued to pile on the pressure the second half and were rewarded, with a new goal from Antoine Griezmann, scoring his second goal, 63 minutes in, sealing a resounding 0-4 victory for the away side.

For Granada Luis Milla, Jesus Vallejo, Luis Suarez, Robert Kenedy and Alberto Soro came on for Angel Montoro, Carlos Neva, Roberto Soldado, Darwin Machis and Yangel Herrera, and Barça brought on Martin Braithwaite, Miralem Pjanic, Riqui Puig, Trincao and Junior Firpo for Lionel Messi, Frenkie De Jong, Ousmane Dembele, Pedri and Sergino Dest.

The referee booked Roberto Soldado and Luis Suarez from Granada and Jesus Vallejo went off with a red card, while Barcelona’s Oscar Mingueza, Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba also received yellows.

Barcelona and Granada will next play away to Elche and Villarreal respectively.

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