Granada lacked know-how says Anquela

Juan Antonio Anquela believes his Granada team lacked the ‘know-how’ to overcome Sevilla after the 1-1 draw at Los Carmenes.

Mikel Rico put El Grana ahead on 36 minutes when he followed up after Andres Palop had saved Guilherme Siqueira’s penalty, Diego Lopez having been dismissed for bringing down Antonio Flores Flores, but Alvaro Negredo restored parity on the stroke of half-time.

However, Anquela was adamant his players lacked the discretion and knowledge to have gone on and won the match against Michel’s 10 men.

“We deserved to win because we had the chance to make it 2-0 and didn’t take it, while Sevilla had one opportunity and took their’s,” the former Alcorcon boss told a Press conference.

“It was similar to last Monday in Vallecas when we were closer to winning than losing.

“Even so, we lacked the know-how to be able to read the game besides not being clinical in front of goal.

“It is always important to score first and we could have won the match in the second half, but I want to praise the fans.

“They are incredible, a tremendous asset to this club, and are worth at least an extra three or four points to us.”

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