A closer look at the first team that Quique Setién will be facing as FC Barcelona manager on his debut

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On Sunday at 9.00pm CET, the Camp Nou is the venue as Barça play their first game under their new manager, Quique Setién. Granada are the opposition, a team that stunned the Catalans with a 2-0 victory earlier this season. Time to learn a bit more about the team that are currently tenth in the table.

The city
With a population of around 470,000 people, the beautiful Andalusian city of Granada sits beneath the Sierra Nevada, about an hour by car from the Mediterranean coast, and is a popular destination for students and tourists alike. Its most famous monument is the Alhambra, an Arab citadel and palace.

The club
Granada Club de Fútbol was founded in 1931, and its greatest achievement was reaching the cup final in 1959, which it lost 4-1 to Barça. The team generally hovered between the first and second divisions, but from the 1980s onwards spent three decades in the lower leagues.

Recent years have sparked a revival. Granada was back in La Liga for the first time in 35 years in 2011. And after dropping back to the second for the last two years, the Nazaríes (the nickname comes from the Moorish dynasty that ruled Granada in the Middle Ages) won their way back into the top flight last season.