Oct 31, 2013 at 7pm UK at ​Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes
Granada
1-2
AtleticoAtletico Madrid
Ighalo (90')
Nyom (46'), Murillo (77')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Costa (38' pen.), Villa (78' pen.)
Juanfran (34'), Luis (65'), Courtois (94')
Luis (90')

Result: Two penalties earn Atletico Madrid victory

A penalty in either half sees Atletico Madrid win 2-0 away at Granada.

Penalties at the end of both halves have earned Atletico Madrid a 2-1 win at Granada this evening.

David Villa won both spot kicks, scoring the second one after Diego Costa's opener, before a late consolation for the hosts.

Granada started brightly and almost took the lead after just 13 minutes when Yacine Brahimi found space in the box, but the striker saw his header come back off the crossbar.

They came close again when Recio picked up the ball after good work on the right from Allan Nyom, only to fire his shot just wide.

Atletico Madrid's Brazilian forward Diego Costa celebrates with his teammates after scoring on a penalty kick during the Spanish league football match against Granada on October 31, 2013© Getty Images

Then, with a few minutes to go until the break, Diego Mainz bundled Villa over inside the box and the referee awarded a penalty. Costa made no mistake, slotting the ball into the corner for his 12th goal of the season.

The visitors were comfortable in the second half but didn't really come close to scoring until 20 minutes from the end, when only a wonderful save denied Costa his second of the game after being found inside the box by Villa.

Atletico did double their lead shortly after though, again from the penalty spot. Villa was the man fouled once more, and this time he took it himself, calmly stroking the ball home.

There was drama at the end of the game though, as Felipe Luis received a second yellow for handling the ball, reducing Atletico to ten men before a late goal from Odion Ighalo made for a nervy finish.

Atletico Madrid's Brazilian forward Diego da Silva Costa celebrates a goal during the UEFA Champions League Group G football match Austria Wien vs Atletico de Madrid in Vienna, Austria on October 22, 2013
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