Real Madrid is one step away from the title from the door of Granada

Real Madrid narrowly beat hosts Granada 2-1 in stage 36 of the Spanish Football League.

The royal has now needed one win or two draws in the remaining two games against Villarreal next Thursday and Leganes next Sunday.

French goals Realland Fairland Mendy scored in the 10th minute and Karim Benzema in the 16th minute, while Darwin Machis scored the home goal in the 50th minute.

With this victory, Real Madrid topped the La Liga ranking by 83 points, four points behind its rivals Barcelona, while Granada’s tenth place balance was frozen by 50 points.