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Suarez Yet To Score CL Goal In One Year

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is yet to score his first Champions League goal in one year. The Uruguayan is needed when the Catalan side hosts Chelsea in the return leg fixture of the Champions League. The knockout game is one that promises to be exciting, with lots of sentiments involved. However, Barcelona might not hope on Suarez to score because he hasn’t in the past one year.

Suarez is yet to score in his last nine games in the competition. He last scored in the famous 6-1 comeback victory over Paris St Germain on March 8, 2017. While he has been impressive in league outings last term and this term, he has not been able to replicate such in the continental tournament.

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Suarez on Liverpool

Former Liverpool striker Luis Suarez believes that Liverpool is a team that should always be playing in the Champions League.

The Barcelona striker said that Liverpool is a massive club and has a great fan base and that it is necessary for a team of this stature to be participating in the Champions League.

Luis Suarez believes that they have a great manager in Jurgen Klopp and that he has made a great job in getting Liverpool back in the Champions League. The former striker said that it is never easy for a manager to take charge of a new club and that it is normal that he needed some time in order to find his best team.

He said that he has had an excellent season for this first year in charge and that there is no doubt that the team will become better.

Luis Suarez said that Klopp has reached his objectives of getting Liverpool back in the Champions League and that now he will be hoping of challenging for the Premier League title. Read more »

Luis Suarez confident on Barcelona to Qualify for Champions League

Barcelona forward Luis Suarez says that Liverpool must not fail to qualify for the Champions League next season.

After the departure of the Uruguayan, Liverpool have struggled to score goals while they are familiar problem with regards to defending continues. This compounding of problems has seen the club slip to the bottom half of the table even as the season approaches Christmas. At this stage last season, Liverpool were in with a shout to win the title. Suarez’ latest comments came after his former club were knocked out of the Champions League following a 1-1 draw with FC Basel at Anfield.

Liverpool have now been put into the Europa League as a result of finishing third in the group behind Real Madrid and Basel. Liverpool have yet another difficult match this weekend when they visit Manchester United at Old Trafford. Louis Van Gaal’s team have had a full week to prepare for this match while they also seem very good at home. Another defeat will send Liverpool’s chances of finishing in the top four into a distance. The club can still hope to qualify for next season’s Champions League by winning the Europa League. Winners of the Europa League, from this season onwards, will be provided a place in the prestigious European Champions League.

“They must qualify for The Champions League next season. If it comes via the league or winning The Europe League – it is not important how. This season can’t be a one off though, because the Champions League is where the club belongs – and it is what the fans expect. Liverpool will be disappointed not to progress out of their group, but the most important thing is that they were back playing at the highest level this season – and it gives them something to build on,” said Suarez.

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