Granada vs Real Madrid Preview: How to Watch on TV, Live Stream, Kick Off Time & Team News

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Real Madrid CF v Granada CF – La Liga | TF-Images/Getty Images

Real Madrid will head to Andalusia on Monday night with the chance to all-but wrap up the Spanish title with a win.

Friday night’s win over Alaves means that Los Blancos are just two victories away from securing their first league title since 2016/17. Zinedine Zidane’s side sit one point clear atop the league rankings, and a win over El Grana could extend the gap between second-placed Barcelona to four – effectively five, given that the hold the head-to-head advantage.

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Madrid are closing in on their 34th La Liga title. | Soccrates Images/Getty Images

Their opponents have objectives of their own to play for though – Diego Martinez’s newly promoted side sit in ninth place, just three points off the top six ahead of Sunday’s fixtures.

When is Kick Off? Monday 13 July
What Time is Kick off? 21:00 (BST)
Where is it Played? Nuevo Estadio de Los Carmenes
TV Channel/Live Stream? LaLiga TV (UK), fuboTV (US)

For the hosts, Maxime Gonalons, Alex Martinez, Quini and Neyder Lozano are still out injured and will not feature. Winger Alvaro Vadillo is recovering from a stomach problem, and could be fit in time for Monday’s clash.

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Midfielder Maxime Gonalons is out with a muscular injury. | Fran Santiago/Getty Images

Madrid are able to recall Sergio Ramos and Dani Carvajal for Monday night’s meeting, the pair missed Friday’s win over Alaves through suspension. Fellow defenders Marcelo and Nacho remain injured though, but Eden Hazard featured from the bench against Alaves and the former Chelsea man is believed to have overcome an ankle problem.

Granada: Silva; Foulquier, Diaz, Vallejo, Duarte, Neva; Machis, Herrera, Azeez, Puertas; Soldado.

Real Madrid: Courtois; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Mendy; Kroos, Casemiro, Valverde; Hazard, Benzema, Asensio.

Following an impressive 3-2 win over Real Sociedad in San Sebastian, the hosts are unbeaten in three La Liga outings. With just one win in the month of June, La Grana have more recently overcome a rocky run of form and reignited their hopes of Europa League qualification for the first time in their history.

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Madrid have won eight in a row since their return to action | Soccrates Images/Getty Images

Real, meanwhile, haven’t dropped a single point since their return to action and are steamrolling their way toward a 34th La Liga title.

Here’s how both teams have fared in their last five outings.

Granada

Real Sociedad 2-3 Granada (10/7)
Granada 2-2 Valencia (4/7)
Alaves 0-2 Granada (1/7)
Granada 1-2 Eibar (28/6)
Leganes 0-0 Granada (22/6)

Real Madrid

Real Madrid 2-0 Alaves (10/7)
Athletic Club 0-1 Real Madrid (5/7)
Real Madrid 1-0 Getafe (2/7)
Espanyol 0-1 Real Madrid (28/6)
Real Madrid 2-0 Mallorca (24/6)

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Roberto Soldado in action against Real Sociedad | Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images

As sprightly as Granada’s form has been of late, it’s hard to see them do anything but surrender the points against the juggernaut in white. Real are looking hungrier than ever in their hunt for silverware; expect them to make it nine wins in a row on Monday night.

Prediction: Granada 0-2 Real Madrid

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