Osasuna avoid defeat and secure a 3-1 victory at home to Granada

Home win for Osasuna as Granada are unable to find the winning formula on Sunday
Technical card:
Osasuna: Rui Silva, Dimitri Foulquier, German Sanchez, Domingos Duarte, Carlos Neva, Robert Kenedy, Luis Milla, Angel Montoro, Jesus Vallejo, Darwin Machis and Luis Suarez
Granada: Sergio Herrera, Facundo Roncaglia, Unai Garcia, David Garcia, Manuel Sanchez De La Pena, Lucas Torro, Oier, Inigo Perez, Ante Budimir, Enrique Barja and Jony
Stadium: Estadio El Sadar
Goals: Ante Budimir (1-0, min. 27), Ante Budimir (2-0, min. 39), Luis Suarez (2-1, min. 50) and Jon Moncayola (3-1, min. 86)

Osasuna eased past Granada in a 3-1 victory on Sunday at Estadio El Sadar. With both teams drawing in their previous fixtures, they were keen to pick up points. Osasuna wanted to continue adding points following a disappointing 1-1 draw with Valencia in their previous game. Granada are struggling for form following a draw in their last match. As the table looks today, Osasuna are in 17th place, with 19 points from 20 matches, while Granada sit in 7th, with 28 points from 20.

Osasuna started the first half well, beginning with Ante Budimir opening the scoring, 27 minutes in. Later, Osasuna scored again and increased their advantage thanks to another goal from Ante Budimir, scoring his second goal in the 39th minute, thereby seeing the first half to a 2-0.

The second half started favourably for Granada, following early goal from Luis Suarez in the 50th minute. However, Osasuna just before the final whistle increased their lead via a Jon Moncayola goal, and the game ended 3-1.

For Osasuna Ruben Garcia, Juan Cruz, Jonathan Calleri, Jon Moncayola and Roberto Torres came on for Jony, Manuel Sanchez De La Pena, Ante Budimir, Inigo Perez and Enrique Barja, while Granada replaced Quini, Jorge Molina, Roberto Soldado, Antonio Puertas and Fede Vico with Dimitri Foulquier, Jesus Vallejo, Carlos Neva, Robert Kenedy and Luis Suarez.

The referee booked eight players. Manuel Sanchez De La Pena, Facundo Roncaglia, Jonathan Calleri and Lucas Torro from Osasuna saw yellow cards and Facundo Roncaglia (2 yellow cards) sent off with a red, as well as for Granada Jesus Vallejo, Dimitri Foulquier and Domingos Duarte received yellows.

Osasuna will play away against Real Betis, while Granada will face Celta at home.


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