The race for La Liga 2020/21 title has been tough over the last weeks, and Barcelona's shocking loss against Granada made the battle even more interesting. Lionel Messi opened the score to net his 26th goal of the season, but the Cules failed to hold onto their lead and the visitors came from behind to claim the three points.
Ronald Koeman's boys faced a huge opportunity to climb to the top of the standings for the first time this season. The other title contenders, Atlético de Madrid and Real Madrid, failed to win in the last round and it seemed that Barca would surpass them.
However, a brave Granada made history and recorded their first triumph in the Camp Nou. The Catalans held a great undefeated run at home as well, but it unexpectedly ended tonight. Soccer fans went wild on social media with funny memes and reactions after the game.
Barcelona stunned by Granada and fail to climb in La Liga table
Barcelona's season has had many ups and downs so far. The early UEFA Champions League elimination hit badly their hopes of improving their last year's European performance, and meant a huge setback after showing improvement in the local league.
Still, the Cules kept in great form in La Liga despite suffering a loss against Real Madrid. They've won the Copa del Rey as well, and everything was set to see them jump to the top of the standings after their rivals lost last weekend. But Barca failed to step up and Granada was the surprising winner in the Camp Nou, and fans didn't miss the chance to react to it with hilarious memes on the Internet.
The battle for La Liga title is really tight right now. Atlético de Madrid are atop with 73 points, while Real Madrid and Barcelona have 71, and Sevilla got very close with 70. Only five games are remaining to the end of the season, and it seems really uncertain who may be lifting the highly-desired trophy.