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Spanish Primera BBVA

Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan (ATT 30,000) 31st October 2011 - Kick off 20:00 Ref: A Mateu Lahoz

Sevilla Sevilla vs Granada Granada

Sevilla 1

M del Moral (1)

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Granada 2

A Geijo (79)
Mikel Rico (90)

Sevilla stunned by Granada

Geijo and Rico strike late to seal victory

Last Updated: 31/10/11 10:57pm

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Geijo: Struck for Granada

Geijo: Struck for Granada

Sevilla suffered their first defeat of the season as Granada came from behind to win 2-1 and climb off the bottom of the Primera Liga standings.

Sevilla had the opportunity to close to within a point of fourth-placed Valencia and seemed to be in control for most of Monday night's match, before conceding two late goals in a dramatic finale.

Manu del Moral struck in the second minute at the Sanchez Pizjuan but Granada's battling for an equaliser was rewarded 10 minutes from time when Swiss forward Alex Geijo nodded home the rebound after Nigerian Ighalo had smashed a shot against the crossbar.

Sevilla had chances for a winner before Granada midfielder Mikel Rico pounced in the 90th minute to secure the three points.

The result leaves Sevilla fifth in the standings, while Granada move above Getafe at the foot of the table and level on points with three other teams.

Real Madrid lead on 25 points, champions Barcelona, who are now the only side not to have been beaten this term, are second on 24 and surprise package Levante are third on 23.

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Spanish Primera BBVA

Spanish Primera BBVA
Pos Team P Pts
1 Barcelona 28 68
2 Real Madrid 28 64
3 Valencia 28 60
4 Atletico Madrid 28 59
5 Sevilla 28 55
6 Villarreal 28 49
7 Malaga 28 44
8 Athletic Bilbao 28 39
9 Real Sociedad 28 36
10 Celta Vigo 28 35
11 Rayo Vallecano 28 35
12 Espanyol 28 34
13 Getafe 28 29
14 Eibar 28 28
15 Elche 28 27
16 Deportivo La Coruna 28 26
17 Almeria 28 25
18 Levante 28 25
19 Granada 28 23
20 Cordoba 28 18

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