Real Madrid beat Granada 4-2 at the Bernabéu and clings to first place in the Santander League

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Real Madrid suffered to beat Granada (4-2) despite having a three-goal lead in the 61st minute after goals from French Karim Benzema, Belgian Eden Hazard and Croatian Luka Modric, to whom the Nasrid team He responded with the targets of the Venezuelan Darwin Machís, a penalty, and the Portuguese Domingos Duarte, but could not finish the match.

The Colombian James Rodriguez was responsible for putting the lace with the fourth both in the added time with a shot inside the area that was his first goal after dressing the Real Madrid shirt after two seasons on loan at Bayern Munich.

Both teams came fighting for the lead in the duel of the eighth day of the Santander League with only one point of advantage for the Madrid team, which expanded to four over the Nasrid after the victory harvested this Saturday.

Three points that already seemed in the pocket with the goals of Benzema (2 ‘), Hazard (45’ + 1) and Modric (61 ‘), but that Granada struggled to achieve until the end thanks to a double by Carlos Fernández (m.67 and m.77).

Montoro had to leave because of a muscular problem, as Granada reported in his Twitter account, and in his place came the Frenchman Maxime Gonalons. Already in 33, Kroos went to the locker room for discomfort in the abductor of the left leg and left his post to the Croatian Luka Modric.

Real Madrid formed with Areola, Sergio Ramos, Carvajal, Varane, Odriozola, Kroos, Casemiro, Valverde, Benzema, Bale and Hazard. For its part, Granada tried Rui Silva, Víctor Díaz, Germán Sánchez, Domingos Duarte, Carlos Neva, Montoro, Azeez, Antonio Puertas, Herrera, Soldier and Machís.






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