Real Madrid worked hard in order to secure their 3 points in the penultimate La Liga match although it does not really matter if they had won or lose this encounter because they were already crowned with the title some previous days ago.
Granada took a very surprising lead at the 5th minute of the match when Franco Jara got the ball past Carvalho and later went bursting into Real Madrid’s box as he slipped the ball under the legs of Antonio Adan and into the net.
The Pichichi contender C.Ronaldo missed a golden chance to level the game when Benzema chipped the ball over to his partner in crime but the Portuguese failed to net it in with his header.
Start of the 2nd half saw Higuian replacing Kaka while Xabi Alonso came in for Sahin and they came close on leveling the match at the 58th minute when Marcelo launched a cross that dodged the defense of Granada until it found Benzema who tried to slam it into the net but Julio Cesar managed to clear it away from danger.
The visitors were fortunate enough to be awarded with a penalty after C.Ronaldo was brought down to the floor by Moises and the Portuguese himself took the strike without trouble as he netted his 45th goal of this season.
Following a number of attacks and efforts from Real Madrid to get that needed goal and secure yet another victory, David Cortes gave them that long searched goal when Benzema crossed the ball into the box of Granada and it was Cortes who connected with it 1rst but instead of clearing it away from danger he scored in his own net.
Real Madrid need 1 more win to get themselves a club record of 100 points in a single season a task Mourinho is trying to accomplish and that’s indeed why they worked so hard on snatching a victory today.
Video Highlights Of This Match can be viewed Here
Tags: 100 Point In Single Season, Club Record Of 100 Points, Granada Vs Real Madrid 1-2, Hard Fought Victory For Real Madrid, La Liga Highlights And Result, Own Goal Of Cortes, Ronaldo Scoring His 45th Goal
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