Liga - Granada cruise past Deportivo

Granada eased to an emphatic 3-0 victory against Deportivo de La Coruna at Municipal de Riazor.

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Granada and Deportivo

Granada banged in one goal in the first half and two in the second in a dominating offensive display as Guillherme Siqueira and Odion Ighalo both scored.

Ighalo never came off during the match. The striker scored in the 51st minute, also drew a penalty and took five shots.

Deportivo de La Coruna were hindered when Manuel Pablo was given a red card in the 94th minute.

After 23 games Deportivo are currently in the relegation zone, six points behind 16th-place Real Zaragoza with a record of three wins, 13 losses and seven draws.

Granada have a record of seven wins, 11 losses and five draws this season, which puts them in 13th place, only four points above the relegation zone.

MATCH STATS

Granada CF had the ball for 41.4 per cent of the match.

Granada CF had nine shots, four of which were accurate.

With a ball control percentage of 58.6 per cent, Deportivo de La Coruña played an effective brand of possession football despite the loss.

Deportivo de La Coruña managed 15 shots, but it was not enough. They also completed 354 passes and had 38 crosses in the match.

Nélson Oliveira made the biggest impact of any Deportivo de La Coruña substitute after coming on for Bruno Gama in the 45th minute, as he took two shots.

The five attempts by Riki were the most of any Deportivo de La Coruña player.

The combination of Zé Castro to Daniel Aranzubia was the most common during the match, as the two players connected 16 times.

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