La Liga: Granada overcomes Mallorca 6-2 after a incredible match

PALMA DE MALLORCA. Granada tops Mallorca 6-2 after a incredible match.


PALMA DE MALLORCA. Granada prevails over Mallorca 6-2 after a incredible match. Mallorca lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (59%).

The match was played at the Iberostar Estadi stadium in Palma de Mallorca on Saturday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Ricardo De Burgos Bengoetxea who had the assistance of Roberto Díaz Pérez Del Palomar and Jon Núñez Fernández. The 4th official was Gorka Etayo Herrera. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot around 25.7 degrees Celsius or 78.24 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 36%.​

Match Statistics

Mallorca was in firm control of the ball 59% while Granada was struggling with a 41% ball possession.

Mallorca was more aggressive with 60 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 10 were on target. Anyhow, Granada was capable to find the solution to win this contest.​

Mallorca shot 19 times, 10 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, Granada shot 14 times, 7 on target, 7 off target.


Mallorca received 3 yellow cards (A. Raillo, P. Maffeo and M. Valjent). On the other side, Granada received 2 yellow cards (D. Duarte and N. Petrovic).

After this contest, Mallorca will stay with 32 points like Cádiz to stay in the 17th place. On the opposite side, Granada will have 31 points to stay in the 18th place.

Match Events

  • 7'

    L. Suarez

  • 28'

    S. Sevilla

    V. Muriqi

  • 45'

    A. Raillo

  • 45'

    P. Maffeo

  • 46'

    S. Escudero

  • 51'

    J. Molina

    L. Suarez

  • 53'

    Lee Kang-In

    A. Prats

  • 55'

    A. Puertas

  • 58'

    A. Raillo

  • 60'

    D. Duarte

  • 62'

    M. Gonalons

    A. Collado

  • 62'

    M. Uzuni

    D. Machis

  • 67'

    M. Valjent

  • 68'

    A. Sanchez

    D. Rodriguez

  • 68'


    S. Sevilla

  • 69'

    J. Molina

  • 76'

    G. Sanchez

    A. Puertas

  • 77'

    S. Arias

    S. Escudero

  • 78'

    M. Uzuni

  • 83'

    N. Petrovic

  • 85'

    B. Olivan

    J. Costa

  • 85'

    J. Llabres

    T. Kubo

  • 90'

    J. Molina

Next match

In the upcoming La Liga match, Mallorca will play away with Sevilla on the 11th of May with a 9-5 head to head record in favor of Sevilla (7 draws).

Granada will host Athletic Club on the 10th of May with a 8-7 head to head statistic in favor of Athletic Club (4 draws).

Mallorca: Formation and Lineups

Mallorca started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Javier Aguirre Onaindía chose to play with the following team: Sergio Rico (5.4), Pablo Maffeo (6.5), Martin Valjent (6.3), Antonio Raíllo (6.8), Jaume Costa (6.4), Salva Sevilla (7.1), Iddrisu Baba (6.2), Dani Rodríguez (5.9), Takefusa Kubo (6.5), Vedat Muriqi (7.8) and Abdón Prats (6.8).


Mallorca made 5 changes: A. Prats for Lee Kang-In (53′), D. Rodriguez for A. Sanchez (68′), S. Sevilla for Angel (68′), J. Costa for B. Olivan (85′) and T. Kubo for J. Llabres (85′).

Top player: Vedat Muriqi

The player who no doubt impressed Mallorca the most was Vedat Muriqi.

His rating is (7.8) with 29 passes (55% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 10 duels out of 13.

Granada: Formation and Lineups

Granada started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the other side, Aitor Karanka de la Hoz played with: Luis Maximiano (6.5), Quini (6.5), Víctor Díaz (6.2), Domingos Duarte (6.4), Sergio Escudero (7.8), Njegoš Petrović (6.5), Luis Milla (6.6), Antonio Puertas (7.4), Alex Collado (6.6), Darwin Machís (5.5) and Luis Javier Suárez (7.4).

Granada could not rely on the presence of G. Sanchez (injured).


Granada made 5 changes: L. Suarez for J. Molina (51′), A. Collado for M. Gonalons (62′), D. Machis for M. Uzuni (62′), A. Puertas for G. Sanchez (76′) and S. Escudero for S. Arias (77′).

Top player: Jorge Molina

Probably the most impressive player in Granada was Jorge Molina.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 12 passes (75% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 2.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 51′.

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