|2016-01-23||La Liga||Granada : Getafe||3 : 2|
|2015-08-30||La Liga||Getafe : Granada||1 : 2|
|2015-05-03||La Liga||Getafe : Granada||1 : 2|
|2014-12-21||La Liga||Granada : Getafe||1 : 1|
|2014-03-14||La Liga||Getafe : Granada||3 : 3|
Getafe vs Granada should be one of the most interesting games during the 11th Round of La Liga, which will be held at Coliseum Alfonso Perez, in Getafe. Getafe showed very confident and strong football in recent season and even finished at 5th place. This season, Granada climbed on top of La Liga and competing even against strongest Spanish clubs on an equal level. Will Granada show one more very great match and strengthen their position in Primeira Division? Read our thoughts about this exciting La Liga Getafe vs Granada game, here below.
Last season, Getafe surprisingly finished at 5th place in La Liga. They showed a really big desire to be among top Spanish clubs, but save this place for the longer-term is very hard, especially knowing the difficult competition in Spain. Last season’s place was the best in recent 20 years for this club, so they can it an achievement for sure. The club doesn’t have big financial opportunities, so this summer they finished almost without any transfers. They called several experienced players to have bigger rotation, but in general, their squad doesn’t change. This year, Getafe stands at 11th place with 13 points, being 7 points behind Granada. Hosts lost at home only once in the last 5 La Liga games. They play as a strong average La Liga team, however, they are still playing in UEFA Europa League, as they were qualified after taking 5th place earlier.
At the moment, Getafe stands at 2nd place with 6 points after 3 Round. Only Basel won over them, as Getafe beat Krasnodar and Trabzonspor. They have all chances to be in Playoffs, so this also could be a great achievement for the club. Getafe lost only twice this year at home, against Barcelona and Basel, even more, they draw playing against Athletic Bilbao, which shows their strength at Coliseum Alfonso Perez.
Unfortunately, Vitorino Antunes, Filip Manojlovic and Amath Ndiaye will miss the next game due to injuries. Moreover, Markel Bergara, Damian Suarez, Djene and Bruno Gonzalez are still under question.
Granada surprising all Spain and Europe by their great football recently. Even two last season’s team spent in La Liga 2 and after promotion to the highest Spanish league, they show one of the strongest football so far. Diego Martinez found the right way to motivate players. As we can see, after 10 rounds, they collected 20 points and stand at the top of La Liga together with such teams like Barcelona, Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid. Granada won 6 games and lost only twice against Sevilla and Real Madrid. However, they already won over Barcelona saving the clean sheet and showed everyone their season plans and super strong character.
The main task now is to save a position as long as it is possible. At the start of the season, lots of strongest clubs struggling due to new players, lack of form and energy after summer. Moreover, a very active schedule especially for Giants, forced to change the main players and give them a break, so the results are not always good. During the summer break, Martinez called several very interesting players to the squad like experienced Roberto Soldado, who knows how to play in Spain well. Moreover, Granada brought several young and very perspective talents.
Unfortunately, Angel Montoro will miss due to injury and Yangel Herrera due to yellow card suspension.
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