Less than 10 minutes were enough for Colombian right-back Santiago Arias to score his first goal for Granada in the Santander League in Spain.
The player entered in the 89th minute of the match on Friday, December 3, against Deportivo Alaves, at the Nuevo Los Carmenes stadium on the fifteenth date of the competition..
Antioqueño got a rebound off Luis Abram’s head that hit the post and after this move he just had to push the ball into the area to celebrate the goal scream. Luis Javier Suarez and Carlos Bacca regained control of the home match against Alava.. Suarez started as a key player in the Granada team, but Arias was the main hero and he celebrated the goal as if it was a title.
This was the former player’s definition of Bayer Leverkusen, Atletico Madrid, PSV Eindhoven and La Equidad:
This is the sixth match that Santiago Arias has played in Granada since he signed on loan with the club on August 30 this year.. Arias will be at least until June 30, 2022 and could conclude a campaign to save Granada for a longer period in the first category, having just climbed to 15th place with 15 points and a goal difference of -7.
Antonio Puertas opened the scoring in the 14th minute and controlled most of the time with this score. In the 80th minute, Santiago entered to replace the winner of the first Nasri goal. however, Alaves managed to equalize at 81 after an extraordinary own goal from Louis Abram from a corner kick.
Gone is the fibula fracture that kept him out of action for over nine months In the Colombian team when he played with Bayer Leverkusen in Germany, he is now in a physical condition at the level of Spanish football and despite being a regular player, coach Robert Moreno was able to gradually give him continuity to contribute defensively and offensively to the team.
La Liga Santander relegation centers are now busy Levante (7 points), Getafe (10 points) and Cadiz (12 points), the latter will be the next opponent in a direct duel on the 16th of the tournament, the match that will be played on Monday, December 13th at Estadio Ramon de Carranza at 3:00 PM CST.
In the meantime, the date will continue on Saturday with four matches, and the five teams that will play next week will play on the last day of the Champions League group stage.
A 100% champion duel between Villarreal (12) and Seville (4) opens fire. Later, Barcelona (seventh) receive Real Betis (fifth), Atletico Madrid (second) RCD Mallorca (fourteenth) and the Real Madrid leader visits Real Sociedad (third).
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