La Liga: Athletic Club and Granada draw 2-2 on Friday

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BILBAO. Athletic Club manages to recover against Granada with a goal on the D. Machis 25' and a goal on the J. Molina 34'.

BILBAO. Athletic Club manages to recover against Granada with a goal on the D. Machis 25′ and a goal on the J. Molina 34′. Athletic Club was far superior when it came to possession ball (64%)​

The match was held at the San Mamés Barria Stadium in Bilbao on Friday and this began at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Adrián Cordero Vega with the help of Antonio Luis Cerezo Parfenof and Juan José López Mir. The 4th official was Miguel Sesma Espinosa. The weather was rainy. The temperature was cold around 11.1 degrees Celsius or 52.02 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 76%.​

Match Statistics

Athletic Club was in firm control of the ball 64% while Granada was struggling with a 36% ball possession.

Athletic Club was more aggressive with 97 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 8 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Athletic Club to win the match​.

Athletic Club shot 18 times, 8 on target, 10 off target. On the other side, Granada shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target.


Athletic Club received 2 yellow cards (G. Marcelino and O. Zarraga). On the other side, Granada received 2 yellow cards (A. Montoro and G. Sanchez).

(Athletic Club) was sent out after receiving a red card in the (90′).

After playing this match, Athletic Club will have 19 points like Osasuna to stay in the 8th place. On the other side, Granada will have 11 points like Elche to stay in the 17th place.

Match Events

  • 10'

    R. Garcia

    I. Muniain

  • 25'

    D. Machis

  • 34'

    J. Molina

  • 40'

    A. Montoro

  • 45'

    L. Abram

    G. Sanchez

  • 53'

    G. Marcelino

  • 54'

    C. Neva

    D. Machis

  • 60'

    O. Zarraga

    D. Garcia

  • 60'

    I. Williams

    O. Sancet

  • 62'

    O. Zarraga

  • 66'

    Y. Eteki

    R. Rochina

  • 76'

    L. Maximiano (OG)

  • 77'

    G. Sanchez

  • 78'

    A. Petxa

    M. Balenziaga

  • 90'

    I. Martinez

Next match

In the upcoming La Liga match, Athletic Club will play away with Real Madrid on the 1st of December with a 29-2 head to head in favor of Real Madrid (5 draws).

Granada will host Deportivo Alavés on the 3rd of December with a 4-2 head to head stats in favor of Granada (0 draws).

Athletic Club: Formation and Lineups

Athletic Club adopted the conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Marcelino García Toral chose to play with the following team: Unai Simón (6.2), Íñigo Lekue (6.8), Yeray Álvarez (6.1), Iñigo Martínez (6.8), Mikel Balenziaga (6.2), Nico Williams (6.6), Unai Vencedor (7.0), Dani García (6.1), Iker Muniain (7.4), Oihan Sancet (6.2) and Raúl García (7.6).


Athletic Club made 3 changes: D. Garcia for O. Zarraga (60′), O. Sancet for I. Williams (60′) and M. Balenziaga for A. Petxa (78′).

Top player: Raúl García

The player who no doubt impressed Athletic Club the most was Raúl García.

His rating is (7.6) with 1 goal, 30 passes (56% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 9. He performed 1 cross. He hit the woodwork once times.

Granada: Formation and Lineups

Also Granada adopted the conservative line-up (4-4-2).

On the other side, Robert Moreno played with: Luis Maximiano (6.2), Quini (6.4), Germán Sánchez (6.6), Raúl Torrente (6.4), Sergio Escudero (7.0), Ruben Rochina (6.7), Maxime Gonalons (7.4), Ángel Montoro (6.7), Darwin Machís (7.1), Luis Javier Suárez (7.0) and Jorge Molina (8.4).


Granada made 3 changes: G. Sanchez for L. Abram (45′), D. Machis for C. Neva (54′) and R. Rochina for Y. Eteki (66′).

Top player: Jorge Molina

The player who no doubt impressed Granada the most was Jorge Molina.

His rating is (8.4) with 1 goal, 28 passes (78% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 13.



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