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Success on target in Spain

Nigerian forward Isaac Success was among the goals for his Spanish club Granada as they edged Sevilla 2-1 in the Liga BBVA on Sunday. Success and Adalberto Penaranda set Granada on the path to only their fourth win of the season in the Spanish top division. Vitolo scored for the away team at Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes.

In the sixth minute, Success had a sight at goal from Edgar Mendez’s assist but the former Nigerian under-17 star fired right-footed from outside of the goal area off target. Eleven minutes later, Success scored. He poached away from the centre of the box after Ruben Rochina’s shot was saved by Sevilla goalkeeper.

Sergio Rico to give Granada CF a 1-0 lead. Granada doubled their lead with eight minutes to the break through Penaranda’s right-footed strike. Sevilla threw themselves back into the contest with a late goal before half time through Vitolo, who finished from close range.

Uche Agbo joined his Nigerian compatriot, Success, to help protect their lead when he replaced Rene Krhin in the 72nd minute. There was one last action to involve Success but it was not a positive finish to the contest. A minute to time, he was booked by the referee, Alberto Mallenco, for a foul. Success has now scored four goals in the league for Granada CF.

 


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