Granada’s European Football Dream Is Over

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GRANADA’S European Football Dream Is Over As they lose at Manchester United

Granada’s European fairytale came to an end this evening, Thursday 15, in the hallowed surroundings of Old Trafford’s ‘Theatre Of Dreams’, as the spirited La Liga team from Andalucía crashed out 4-0 on aggregate against the English giants of European football, in their 2021 Europa League quarter-final second-leg, already trailing by two goals, it needed a miracle to see them get a positive result.

This is no insult to Diego Martinez’s men, who have made it to the last eight of a top European tournament for the first time in their 90-year history, competing against some of the best teams, and the best players in Europe along the way.


Speaking of the best players, on his night, there is nobody who can play Paul Pogba, this evening he controlled the game like a conductor with an orchestra, as he captained the side in the absence of Harry Maguire.

United’s first goal came from their Uruguayan superstar striker, Edinson Cavani, who, somehow totally abandoned in the penalty area by the Granada CF defenders, smashed a left-footed volley into the back of the net after just six minutes, to take his all-time goal tally to 413.

An unlucky Jesus Vallejo gave the second goal, as the ball bounced off his head and into Granada’s net, after Alex Telles had swung a cross over from the left, but, Granada have exited the competition with their heads held high, and now it’s back to La Liga for them this weekend, as reported by

Chris King
Chris was born in a small village in Wales, where he ran his own successful construction company for many years, before deciding in 1990, to swap the grey skies and rain for the sunshine and lifestyle of the Costa del Sol. Late last year he made the move to Southern Portugal, and is now residing on the Algarve. Having sang and played in a rock band back in Wales, he still likes to go out and entertain in his spare time, singing in restaurants and golf clubs. Interests are of course music, especially from the 60s and 70s, movies, nice restaurants, and has a passion for graphic design and online marketing.


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