However, the wheels came off on Sunday as they crashed to a 6-1 defeat away to Atletico Madrid, who tore Granada's usually solid defense apart time after time.
"It's an unfortunate incident, Mokua was heavily attacked by the hippo while on his training session on Monday evening. If it wasn't for his training partner who rushed to his rescue, it could have been a different story," athletics coach Francis Kamau told Xinhua on Tuesday.
Playing on the left of a line of three, which included Messi and Philippe Coutinho, Fati was unstoppable with his talent and pace, and displays like this show there could be life at the Camp Nou when Messi finally does leave next summer.
The ITTF has voted for holding an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) during the World Team Table Tennis Championships in Busan, South Korea, which has been rescheduled to take place in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while the AGM is planned to be held towards the end of 2021 to serve as an opportunity to review the progress of the year. Enditem
Elsewhere on Sunday, Goias drew 2-2 at Ceara and Atletico Goianiense were held to a 1-1 home draw by Botafogo. Enditem
Sevilla came back from a goal down to get their season underway with a 3-1 win away to Cadiz.
"With the establishment of the World Athletics Road Running Championships, the whole global community of recreational runners, which numbers in the millions, will be able to come together to celebrate their passion for putting foot to the road."
The two companies reached an agreement recently and officially signed the share sale and purchase agreement.
Lincoln put the hosts ahead with a low strike after a counter-attack in the 26th minute and Fiorentina loanee Pedro capitalized on Gabriel Barbosa's unselfish slide-rule pass to double the lead on the half-hour mark.
The game was played behind closed doors at the Menorah Mivtachim Arena in the coastal city of Tel Aviv.
As rumors speak of Bayern having lost the race for their main right-back target Sergino Dest (Ajax) against Barcelona due to a better offer from the Spaniards, tensions have increased around the reigning German champions.