"We were not inspired, that is true," he told Madrid's official website. "We had few chances, fewer than usual.
"But we also did not have any luck. Their defensive structure blocked us, but you always hope that our individual quality will appear.
"Karim Benzema had a chance to score, but we just did not show up. Granada though, defended very well and we struggled."
Madrid are currently third in La Liga with 43 points from 22 matches.