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Atletico Madrid striker Luis Suarez has promised the club’s fans that they should put their fears to rest and that they will be putting up their best performance against Manchester United when the two sides meet in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League fixture this season. The two clubs have been pitted against one another in the round of 16 knockout round and with one team’s progress to the next round going to be detrimental to the other’s they will both be expected to put everything on the line to ensure that they proceed to the round of 8 knowkout round. However, both teams have been somewhat underwhelming in their recent league games as they have been battling for form and consistency.×4096

Manchester United have particular been awful in recent times and have been failing to win games that they have needed to, in order to boost their chances of a top four finish at the end of the season. Atletico, on the other hand, have been poor lately in their performances as well. I’m their last six games in all competitions, they have won just twice and lost four times. They lost against Athletic Club in the semi-final of the Spanish Super Cup by 2-1.
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Former Liverpool left-back Luis Enrique has revealed that he would pick Luis Suarez ahead of Mohamed Salah as two players continue to draw comparisons alongside Fernando Torres. A lot of media attention has been centredon who has been the best Liverpool attacker amongst the trip of Salah, Torres and Suarez.

Luis Enrique told Liverpool ECHO on behalf of 888sport that he would pick Luis Suarez ahead of Mohamed Salah as he’s a better fit for Liverpool. According to him, Luis Suarez was the best player he has seen. Luis Enrique watched Suarez in close quarters during their time together at Anfield.
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Uruguay striker Luis Suarez has scored a lot of important goals for Atletico Madrid in the Spanish top flight since his transfer to the capital last summer and he scored two more during the re-arranged league match at Eibar on Thursday night. Luis Suarez was responsible for both Atletico Madrid goals as the La Liga leaders came from conceding an early penalty to secure three points against Eibar and also extend their lead over city rivals Real Madrid at the La Liga summit. Luis Suarez scored twice either side of the break to lead Atletico Madrid to a 2-1 victory away from home.

Atletico Madrid conceded the first goal of the game when Serbian goalkeeper Marko Dimitrov scored from the penalty spot on 12 minutes. Eibar led until the final five minutes of the first half when the impressive Luis Suarez charged down a clearance from Eibar midfielder Sergio Alvarez before netting the equaliser for the away team. Luis Suarez scored the first of his two goals on 40 minutes. Atletico Madrid left it late to take all three points after Luis Suarez won and scored the penalty that gave the leaders all the three points. Luis Suarez was fouled by AnaitzArbilla with one minute left on the clock before he produced a cheeky finish from the resulting penalty to give Atletico Madrid all three points.
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Atletico Madrid striker Luis Suarez was one of the nominees on the Puskas Award list released by world football’s governing body, FIFA earlier in the week. The Puskas Award caters to the best goals scored during the course of the year.Luis Suarez was one of the 11 nominees that made list announced on Thursday as far as the latest edition of the Puskas Award is concerned. The nominees for the 2020 Puskas Award were picked by a panel made up of football experts.

Luis Suarez made the list for the backheel lob scored in the colours of during the Spanish La Liga clash with Real Mallorca in December 2019. Apart from Luis Suarez, Tottenham Hotspur attacker Son Heung-Min, Manchester City Women star Caroline Weir, Sophie Ingie of Chelsea Women FC and Leonel Quinonez  of CSD Macara in the Ecuadorian league all made the list of nominees for the 2020 Puskas Award. Read more »


Luis Suarez is of the opinion Liverpool’s condition right now is pretty different from what it was when he was associated with them. During the time Suarez featured for Liverpool, he was one of their most successful players and in the stint of the Uruguayan, the Reds were within the touching distance of the Premiership title, but eventually ended up being denied by Manchester City.

The situation is pretty much like that this season too as they are again in a close battle with City, but according to Suarez, the difference with this team that Liverpool has currently got is that they are actually good enough to clinch the league. It wasn’t the case back then when they were battling for the title. That season, they punched above their weight and that was the reason why they got themselves in the position of becoming champions. Overall in terms of ability, as compared to some of the other squads, they were not there.
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Barcelona fell to a disappointing 4-3 loss to Real Betis at the Nou Camp on Sunday evening and have seen their lead on the top of the La Liga table closed down to just a point.

The Blaugrana seemed out of touch throughout the game and they’ll be kicking themselves for failing to turn the tie around after falling two goals behind very early in the game.
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