Spanish Football & Round 4 kicked off with the Friday night game between Real Betis & Granada which finished in a 2 - 2 drew. Granada had the match covered with two goals ( Gonzalez 12th & Bueno 32nd min ), but Betis came back with two goals from Bueno ( 35th & 60th min ). The fact that Granada was down to 10 men did not help them, plus a double save ( penalty ) from Betis goalie Adan kept Betis alive.
Newly promoted Madrid Club Leganes hosted FC Barcelona & were defeated 1 - 5. Barça was absolutely dominante on all fronts, playing with 3 Central defenders & Messi was running a riot. Added to this offensive posture Leganes defenders had a terrible day attempting to stop Suarez & Neymar who were very active & scored.
Here are all the goals:
- Messi 14th min, 0 - 1
- Luis Suarez 30th min, 0 - 2
- Neymar 43rd min, 0 - 3
- Messi 54th min (penalty) , 0 - 4
- Rafinha 63rd min, 0 - 5
- Pires 79th min, 1 - 5
Atletico de Madrid defeated Real Sporting de Gijon 5 - 0 with a brilliant 1º half that shut the door for the visitors. With mid-week Liga in mind Atletico Coach Simeone made changes in the second half, including Fernando Torres who scored two goals.
Griezmann was outstanding with two fabulous goals, along with Gameiro who scored another beautiful piece. Correo came on mid 2º half & was outstanding.
The goals fell in the following order:
- Griezmann 1st min, 1 - 0
- Gameiro 4th min, 2 - 0
- Griezmann 30th min, 3 - 0
- Fernando Torres 71st min, 4 - 0
- Fernando Torres (penalty) 90th min , 5 - 0
Las Palmas 1 (Momo 9th min) - Malaga FC 0