This weekend, Barcelona are at home to Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid host Sevilla with six points separating the top four. If this title race needed more drama, the fixture list has provided it.
Some of Granada's players like Roberto Soldado saw the funny side but Sevilla coach Julen Lopetegui was incensed the game was going to restart.
Champions League: Erling Braut Haaland double fires Dortmund into quarter-final with 5-4 aggregate win over Sevilla
Haaland, the man of the match, is the competition's top-scorer this season with 10 goals in six games.
Copa del Rey: Martin Braithwaite scores winner as Barcelona beat Sevilla in extra-time, progress to final
Barcelona will face either Athletic Bilbao or Levante, who are 1-1 in their semi-final, in the final on 17 April in Seville.
Copa del Rey: Jules Kounde, Ivan Rakitic score as Sevilla's first leg win leaves Barcelona with mountain to climb
Barcelona's hopes of winning the Copa del Rey this season are now left hanging by a thread.
Ocampos broke Almeria's stubborn resistance in the 67th minute, heading home Suso's cross.
Premier League: Gareth Bale returns to Tottenham on season-long loan; Sergio Reguilon signs for 30 million euros
Bale, 31, won four Champions League and two La Liga titles with Madrid after moving for a then world-record fee of £85 million (today $110 million, 93 million euros) in 2013.
Europa League: Sevilla captain Jesus Navas dedicates title to former players Jose Antonio Reyes and Antonio Puerta
Navas also hailed coach Julen Lopetegui, two years after the embarrassment of being sacked as coach of Spain on the eve of the 2018 World Cup.
Sevilla conjured up a moment of magic allied with a slice of fortune they needed to again take the trophy they call their own back to southern Spain.
LaLiga: Sevilla beat city rivals Real Betis 2-0 as tournament returns after three-month COVID-19 hiatus
Ocampos struck the post in the first half before giving Sevilla a deserved lead from the spot in the 56th minute after Betis’ Marc Bartra was harshly judged to have fouled Luuk de Jong.
LaLiga: Ever Banega's first-half penalty helps Sevilla edge Real Valladolid; Athletic Bilbao ends Osasuna's unbeaten home run
Sevilla moved ahead of Atlético Madrid and remained one point behind leader Barcelona and Real Madrid, who are in second place on goal difference.
LaLiga: Karim Benzema's goal makes the difference as Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid overcome Sevilla challenge
Real Madrid eased the pressure on Zinedine Zidane and delivered a resounding response to their loss to Paris Saint-Germain by winning 1-0 away at high-flying Sevilla in LaLiga on Sunday.
LaLiga: Joan Jordan scores loan goal as Sevilla beat Alaves to move to top of table; Real Madrid edge past Levante
Lopetegui, who had joined Sevilla after being sacked in quick succession by both Spain and Real Madrid, saw one of his close-season signings Jordan produce the winning goal
Sevilla said Tuesday they had signed Julen Lopetegui, who was sacked as Spain coach on the eve of the 2018 World Cup, as manager for the next three seasons.
Bundesliga: Niko Kovac's Bayern Munich future in doubt despite potential League and German Cup double
As a rocky first season enters its final act, beleaguered Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac is fighting for his job.
LaLiga: Zinedine Zidane drops Gareth Bale from Real Madrid squad for second game running to increase doubts over his future
Gareth Bale will be excluded from Real Madrid's squad for the second match running as Zinedine Zidane continues to suggest the Welshman is not part of his plans for next season.
LaLiga: Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane says outcasts Gareth Bale, Isco and Marcelo have future at club
Zinedine Zidane has offered a way back for Gareth Bale, Isco and Marcelo at Real Madrid as he prepares for his first game since being re-appointed as coach.
Champions League: Santiago Solari insists he would not resign as Real Madrid coach despite humbling exit at Ajax's hands
Santiago Solari insisted he would not resign as coach of Real Madrid despite his team being dumped out of the Champions League last 16 by Ajax.
Champions League: Calls for Jose Mourinho's return as Real Madrid manager intensify after Ajax humbling
Jose Mourinho, who won a La Liga title with 100 points, is already being touted as the man best suited to the lead the transformation at Real Madrid.
Champions League: Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari vows to fight back after humiliating loss to Ajax at home
Santiago Solari vowed to fight on but the reign of Real Madrid in Europe is over and their season effectively is too after they were stunned by a 4-1 defeat at home to Ajax on Tuesday.