La Liga: Antoine Griezmann scores Atletico Madrid winner at Granada | Football News | Sky Sports
Atletico Madrid needed a late goal from Antoine Griezmann to see them past struggling Granada in La Liga on Saturday. The hosts looked set to cling on for a valuable point until Griezmann produced a superb diving header six minutes from time to grab a 1-0 victory.
Sevilla stumbled again in the Spanish league, held at home by relegation-threatened Leganes to 1-1 and missing a chance to move closer to front-runners Real Madrid and Barcelona on Saturday. It was the second straight draw for Sevilla, which could see its gap to leader Barcelona increase to six points by the end of the weekend.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has denied claims his stars lack the hunger for domestic competition, saying they are "tremendously motivated" to win La Liga. Questions about their league form were asked as they dropped points against Sevilla, Valencia and Las Palmas but eased through in the Champions League against Napoli.
The Spanish tactician saw his side move to within six points of sixth-placed Villarreal on Friday night courtesy of a 4-3 win over Las Palmas. However, while their direct rivals have a game in hand on them, Flores feels there are still enough matches remaining for them to realise their season-long ambition.
Simone Zaza would be "very happy to stay at Valencia, as he has found his niche here," said his father and agent. There are strong reports the club will have to pay the full €16m to buy him outright from Juventus, as today the striker made his 10th appearance. "We would be very happy if Valencia activated the option and allowed him to stay," Antonio Zaza told Tuttomercatoweb.