Granada Vs Barcelona Highlights: Lionel Messi rescued Barcelona as they faced off against Granada at Los Carmenes Stadium and completed a comeback which propels their lead in 1rst place to 12 points above the 2nd spot team Atletico Madrid.
In what was yet another typical style of play for Barcelona they controlled the game from start till end with more than 79% possession going in favor of Tito Vilanova’s team but they struggled on breaking down the defence of Granada.
A combination between Nolito and Ighalo gave the hosts the opening goal and an early scare to Barcelona. Nolito centered the ball across the penalty box of the visitors and Ighalo rushed just in time to tap it past Victor Valdes.
It wasn’t until the 2nd half when Barcelona could find the equalizer through their talismanic player Lionel Messi as capitalized on a slip up from Granada’s goalkeeper as he failed on keeping hold the ball following a strike from Fabregas and the rebound allowed the diminutive Argentine to score with a simple tap-in.
In the 73rd minute Messi was once again the center of attraction as he converted a free-kick set piece into goal which gave Barcelona the hard fought victory.