Barca suffers shock 1-0 loss to `bottom-placed` Granada in La Liga

London, Apr 13: Barcelona has seen their hopes of retaining their La Liga title suffer a major setback following a 1-0 shock defeat to bottom-placed Granada CF on Saturday at Los Carmenes.

The defeat has seen the Catalans drop to third with five matches remaining, after Real Madrid eased to a 4-0 win over second-bottom Almeria at the Bernabeu, while leaders Atletico Madrid will move four points clear of Barcelona if they win at relegation-threatened Getafe on Sunday.

According to the BBC, Algerian midfielder Yacine Brahimi hit the winning goal, holding off Martin Montoya before finding the net

Granada’s last league victory over Barcelona came back in the 1971-72 season, the report added. (ANI)