La Liga: Granada ends Real Sociedad's unbeaten run

Granada ended Real Sociedad's seven-match unbeaten streak with a 1-0 win thanks to German Sanchez's second-half winner.

German Sanchez

German Sanchez of Granada CF celebrates with Domingos Duarte after scoring their side's first goal during a La Liga match on Sunday.   -  Getty Images

Granada ended Real Sociedad's seven-match unbeaten streak in La Liga with a 1-0 win on Sunday.

German Sanchez scored the winner for the host early in the second half.

The result moved Granada to eighth place and left Sociedad in fifth. The Basque Country club had entered the match with a chance to overtake Sevilla for fourth in the final Champions League qualification spot.

Sociedad hadn't lost in the league since a 3-2 defeat at Sevilla in January, with four wins and three draws since. Sevilla hosts Real Betis in the Seville derby later on Sunday.

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Earlier, Celta Vigo and Athletic Bilbao drew 0-0 in Vigo in a result that left the teams midtable tied with 34 points from 27 matches.

Atletico Madrid saw its lead cut to six points on Saturday after it drew 0-0 at Getafe and second-place Real Madrid rallied to beat Elche 2-1 at home.

Barcelona can move within four points of the lead if it beats last-place Huesca at home on Monday.