LaLiga: Ramon Azeez helps Granada defeat Barcelona

Ramon Azeez goal against Barcelona
Ramon Azeez goal against Barcelona (Photo Credit: Reuters on Google)

Nigerian midfielder, Ramon Azeez, scored a goal on Saturday as his Spanish club, Granada, stunned Barcelona 2-0 in a LaLiga tie.

Saturday’s goal was Azeez’s first career goal against Barcelona in his over five years in Spain.

The 26-year-old put the Nasrids ahead after one minute to give Diego Martinez’ a first-half lead at Nuevo Los Carmenes.

Azeez profited from Junior Firpo’s blunder to head home Antonio Puertas’ cross. Barca stepped up their game but failed to get the equaliser despite having more of ball possession.

The goal also means the midfielder has now scored two Spanish top-flight goals this term after his strike in Granada’s 3-0 away triumph at Espanyol.

Granada earned a chance to double their lead when Arturo Vidal was called for a handball in the box following a video review.

Álvaro Vadillo scored the penalty, and Granada were 2-0 up with 25 minutes to go.

Granada currently lead the log with 10 points after five LaLiga games.

Advertisement

PT Mag Campaign AD

Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility

Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.

By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Donate


TEXT AD: To advertise here . Call Willie +2347088095401...



NEVER MISS A THING AGAIN! Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required

DOWNLOAD THE PREMIUM TIMES MOBILE APP

Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.