Granada vs. Getafe Preview: Getafe Continues To Move Up The Ranking

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Updated: October 9, 2013
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Match Date: 20 October 2013 (local time)

Venue: Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes

 

Getafe targets its 4th consecutive win against Granada. From a relegation candidate to a strong contender, Getafe shows no signs of slowing down.  

 

Team Form 

Granada

El Graná just suffered a disappointing defeat in Villareal’s hands. The latter kept them at bay with a 3-0 victory in their favor. As a result, the club dropped to the 14th spot, which is just 3 notches away from the relegation zone.

 

Indeed, the absence of Dani Benitez and Recio affected the club’s recent performance. To note, El Graná now has 2 losses, 2 draws and 4 losses. Unfortunately, it looked like the club will be missing Benitez and Recio again during the match against Getafe. Benitez is expected to return on the 2nd week of November and there is no assurance that Recio has fully recovered from his left thigh contusion.

 

Getafe

A three consecutive win salvaged Getafe from the relegation zone and catapulted them in the league’s top 5. Its recent victory against Real Betis manifested a seemingly invincible club despite having 3 losses and a draw under its belt.

 

Pedro León fired the match’s first 2 goals and was shortly followed by Adrián Colunga’s winning shot. Their dominance in the first half sealed Real Betis’ fate, which, never had the chance to score a winning goal. The victory became even memorable as some of Getafe’s star players such as Juan Valera, Angel Lafita and Sergio Escudero, were sidelined.

 

Coming into the match against Granada, there is still no assurance of Lafita’s appearance. His sprained ankle kept him at bay during the encounter against Real Betis and his fans will most likely miss him during the Granada face-off. Nevertheless and as proven in their 3rd straight win, Getafe is confident that their winning streak will continue.

 

Football betting tip: Granada 0-2 Getafe

Although their last 4 matches saw Granada prevailed, the latter’s current form makes them an easy prey to Getafe. Granada has shown signs of being inconsistent whereas Getafe has been manifesting an impressive display. In this match, there is no doubt that Getafe gets the upper hand.

 

 

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