Barcelona hosts Granada this evening at Camp Nou, with a win putting them on top of La Liga. With a game in hand on all three, the Blaugrana are a point ahead of fourth-placed Sevilla, level with second-placed Real Madrid, and two behind Atletico Madrid. Ronald Koeman’s team would take a big step toward the title if they won tonight.
In the 24th minute, Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann combined brilliantly to give the Blaugrana an important early lead. After a clever turn, Griezmann found Messi, who slotted the ball into his preferred left foot to break the Andalusian resistance and get the Catalans off to a flying start.
In the 63rd minute, however, Granada equalized when Venezuelan forward Darwin Machis broke through on goal and finished well. Things got even worse for Barcelona minutes later when Koeman was sent off by the referee for allegedly dissenting over a decision that led to the goal.
Source: Football Espana