La Liga Preview: Granada vs. Rayo Vallecano

Updated: October 14, 2014

Match Date: 17 October 2014 (local time)

Venue: Los Carmenes


Despite losing to Barcelona, Rayo Vallecano is taking the positives from the said defeat and will be bringing a renewed sense of pride and confidence at Los Carmenes. But they should be wary of their host. Granada did not take its defeat to Malaga lightly and they might use the upcoming match to vent out all their frustrations and disappointments.


The contenders


An air of dissatisfaction and frustrations can be felt within the realms of Los Carmenes as Granada lost the opportunity to secure three (3) points during its match against Malaga. The squad took an early lead in the match. But the squad was unable to protect it, thus, allowing their opponent to take the upper-hand instead.


With the said loss, the club has to endure a temporary drop in the La Liga table.


Rayo Vallecano

Not a single hint of frustration can be felt in Rayo Vallecano’s camp during their loss to Barcelona. On the contrary of it, Paco Jemez was proud of his side’s accomplishment.


Many expected the giant Barca to subject Rayo to a severe thrashing. But the online betting favorite has only managed to score twice. The said result speaks well of the club’s defence—it was simply impressive and exemplary and indeed, they could use the same approach when they visit Granada.


Possible head turners

Alberto Bueno took several shots during the Barcelona encounter and if he could be more clinical in their upcoming encounter against Granada, his contributions would readily make a huge difference.



Granada 1-2 Rayo Vallecano


Image Source: Granada Digital