MX23RW : Sunday, January 20 15:43:38
May 11, 2014 at 6pm UK at ​Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes
Granada
0-2
Almeria

Murillo (82')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Verza (19' pen.), Vidal (82' pen.)

Result: Almeria climb out of relegation zone

Almeria score two penalties in their 2-0 win over Granada to climb out of La Liga's relegation zone.

Almeria have climbed out of the Primera Division relegation zone with a 2-0 win over fellow strugglers Granada, leaving their opponents just outside the bottom three.

The only goal of the first half came inside the opening 20 minutes when the visitors were awarded a penalty after Fran Rico brought down Verza inside the box.

The midfielder took the spot kick himself, coolly slotting it into the bottom right corner to give the visitors the lead.

Granada fought hard in the second half as they looked to create an equaliser, but Piti, Riki and Yacine Brahimi all saw efforts go wide, while Suarez Esteban made a string of saves for Almeria.

The visitors had a chance to put the win beyond doubt inside the final 10 minutes when Jeison Murillo, who was the last man, fouled Ramon Azeez in the box, giving Almeria their second penalty of the game.

The foul also saw the defender sent off, and allowed Alexis Vidal to add Almeria's second goal from the penalty spot.

The result lifts Almeria up to 16th in the table, while Granada sit just two points clear of the drop zone with one game still to play.

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Malaga2213362617942
2Granada21117327131440
3Albacete21109230181239
4Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo2199331171436
5Osasuna2210662623336
6AlcorconAlcorcon2210572216635
7Cadiz2297628171134
8Mallorca229672621533
9Almeria2271052418631
10Sporting GijonSporting Gijon227962118330
11Real Oviedo218672426-230
12Las PalmasLas Palmas2161052826228
13NumanciaNumancia226882629-326
14ElcheElche215972026-624
15LugoLugo225891922-323
16Real ZaragozaZaragoza225892430-623
17Rayo MajadahondaMajadahonda2265111828-1023
18TenerifeTenerife2141071825-722
19ExtremaduraExtremadura2156102830-221
20Reus Deportiu2156101627-1121
21CordobaCordoba2239102640-1418
22Gimnastic2144131334-2116

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