Granada 1 vs 0 Barcelona : Granada Make Barca Back gaping wound

Not to dry wounds of the Champions League , Barcelona must hold sore back when humiliated 0-1 at Granada at Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes , Sunday ( 13/4 ) .

Facing host struggling to avoid relegation , Barca immediately step on the gas . And the intensity of their attacks are built through a dominant ball possession has been fruitful opportunities in the early minutes through a header from Martin Montoya , but the ball can still be countered goalkeeper Orestis Karnezis .

Ardent attack makes Barca off guard , and it was put to good use by Granada . Through a counterattack in the 16th minute , the hosts scored a surprising kick melee Yacine Brahimi , Fran Rico breakthrough bait .

Goal was instantly evoke the spirit of the Blaugrana defense shut immediately Granada . But a myriad of attacks through the action of Lionel Messi , Neymar Pedro failed to produce results , especially thanks to the alertness of Karnezis keep the goalkeeper .

The rest of the first round match practically belonged to the visitors with the game running in one direction , but despite holding full control of the game Barca was unable to unload the solid home defense until the first half of the game is closed .

In the second half , the situation did not change with Barca still in control of the course of the game . But as in the first half , a series of failed attempts they membuahkah results , especially since the completion of the final good is less slick than Messi , Neymar and Cesc Fabregas .

Conceded a quick goal seemed to impair mental Barca , Hence their attack was fairly monotonous and lack of creativity so easily resisted host defense chose to close ranks accumulate defensive players . The frustration was also visible from Messi gestures are protesting the referee and eventually given a yellow card .

Although minimal chances in the second half , Granada has the potential to add a goal in the final minute after Youssef El - Arabi and broke off from the convoy of the penalty box , lucky shot can still be stopped Jose Pinto .

Efforts Barca equalizer hunt was fruitful results until the referee blew the long whistle signaled the game was over . And with this defeat , ambition Gerardo Martino 's men to chase the league title this season would be increasingly severe if the two rivals , Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid could reap victory .

Granada Lineup :
Karnezis ; Foulquier , Murillo ( Mainz 90 ' ) , Ilori , Nyom ; Recio , Iturra , Rico ; Brahimi ( Bravo 65 ' ) , El - Arabi , Piti ( Coeff 73 ' )

Barcelona Lineup :
Pinto ; Adriano ( Alba 67 ' ) , Mascherano , Busquets ( Sanchez 74 ' ) , Montoya ; Iniesta , Song , Fabregas ; Neymar , Messi , Pedro