La Liga: Granada snatches a draw versus Osasuna

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PAMPLONA. Granada found a way to clinch a late draw against Osasuna with a late goal from A. Montoro.

PAMPLONA. Granada found a way to snatch a draw against Osasuna with a late goal from A. Montoro scored in the (90′) after Osasuna got a lead with a goal from C. Avila (45′). Granada couldn’t win even though he was superior in terms of holding the ball possession (58%)

The match was held at the Estadio El Sadar Stadium in Pamplona on Friday and this began at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Alejandro Muñíz Ruiz who was helped by Marcos Cerdán Aguilar and Diego Sánchez Rojo. The 4th official was Armando Ramo Andrés. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 10.1 degrees Celsius or 50.16 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 76%.​

Match Statistics

Granada was in firm control of the ball 58% while Osasuna was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

Osasuna was more aggressive with 56 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 5 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Osasuna to win the match​.

Osasuna shot 16 times, 5 on target, 11 off target. On the opposite side, Granada shot 9 times, 3 on target, 6 off target.


Osasuna received 1 yellow card (N. Vidal). On the opposite side, Granada received 3 yellow cards (L. Abram, C. Bacca and R. Rochina).

(Osasuna) was sent out after receiving a red card in the (74′).

After this match, Osasuna will have 18 points to stay in the 2nd place. On the other side, Granada will have 7 points like Celta de Vigo and Cádiz to stay in the 17th place.

Match Events

  • 29'

    N. Vidal

  • 37'

    L. Abram

  • 38'


    M. Gonalons

  • 45'

    C. Avila

  • 48'

    C. Bacca

  • 50'

    R. Rochina

  • 67'

    K. Garcia

    C. Avila

  • 67'

    J. Moncayola


  • 71'

    S. Arias


  • 71'

    J. Molina

    C. Bacca

  • 74'


  • 79'

    M. Sanchez

    R. Garcia

  • 80'

    J. Cruz

    D. Brasanac

  • 80'

    J. Martinez

    R. Torres

  • 83'

    A. Montoro

    D. Machis

  • 83'

    S. Escudero

    C. Neva

  • 90'

    A. Montoro

Next matche

In the upcoming La Liga match, Osasuna will play away against Real Madrid on the 27th of October with a 19-2 head to head statistic in favor of Real Madrid (5 draws).

Granada will host Getafe on the 28th of October with a 7-3 head to head in favor of Granada (4 draws).

Osasuna: Formation and Lineups

Osasuna started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

The manager Jagoba Arrasate Elustondo chose to play with the following team: Sergio Herrera (7.3), Nacho Vidal (7.0), Unai García (6.9), David García (6.9), José Ángel (7.1), Lucas Torró (7.3), Roberto Torres (7.3), Oier (7.1), Darko Brašanac (6.4), Rubén García (6.9) and Chimy Ávila (8.1).


Osasuna made 5 changes: C. Avila for K. Garcia (67′), Oier for J. Moncayola (67′), R. Garcia for M. Sanchez (79′), D. Brasanac for J. Cruz (80′) and R. Torres for J. Martinez (80′).

Top player: Chimy Ávila

The player who no doubt impressed Osasuna the most was Chimy Ávila.

His rating is (8.1) with 1 goal, 13 passes (46% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 11. He performed 1 cross.

Granada: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Robert Moreno played with: Luis Maximiano (7.2), Quini (6.3), Víctor Díaz (6.5), Luis Abram (6.8), Carlos Neva (7.0), Ruben Rochina (6.8), Luis Milla (6.9), Maxime Gonalons (6.4), Darwin Machís (7.0), Carlos Bacca (6.8) and Luis Javier Suárez (7.1).


Granada made 5 changes: M. Gonalons for Monchu (38′), Quini for S. Arias (71′), C. Bacca for J. Molina (71′), D. Machis for A. Montoro (83′) and C. Neva for S. Escudero (83′).

Best player: Luis Maximiano

The player that probably impressed the most for Granada was the goalkeeper: Luis Maximiano. His rating is 7.24. He performed 4 saves.



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