Real Madrid came out 2-1 winners over Granada in a bizzare game that saw Granada blow a 1-0 lead, have two players given red cards after the final whistle and give away the tie with a disasterous own-goal in stoppage time.
Grenada got the early lead thanks to a beautiful run from Franco Jara. He intercepted a pass just on the Granada side of the midfield stripe and took off down field. He beat two defenders and held off a third on his 70-yard dash before slipping the ball between Antonio Adan's legs for a 1-0 lead.
The underdogs looked as though they were going to spoil the party for the newly crowned league champions for much of the rest of the game, matching Real's intensity and skill. But in the 81st minute, Moises Hurtado brought down Cristiano Ronaldo in the box and Madrid was awarded a penalty shot.
Ronaldo stepped up and buried it without hesitation to tie the score and give Madrid some respectability in the game. After the goal, it looked as though little Granada was going to steal a point from Madrid even into injury time, but disaster struck for the home team.
A cross from Karim Benzema came in from the right wing and missed Gonzalo Higuain at the near post but connected with the foot of defender David Cortes and popped into the net. It appeared as though Cortes was attempting to keep the ball away from Ronaldo, who was behind him, by chipping the ball over the top of the net. Unfortunately he didn't get enough on the chip and Madrid scored a 2-1 win.
After the final whistle a few Granada players began to chase the officials arguing about calls made during the game. It got out of hand and the players had to be restrained by members of the coaching staff from going after the officials. Both Hurtado and Guillherme Siqueira were shown the red card for their involvment in the argument.
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