Barcelona striker Luis Suarez netted his 14th La Liga aim of the season in some model on Sunday towards Villarreal.
The sport was tied at 1-1 when Lionel Messi plucked the ball out of the air after which launched into a mazy run earlier than discovering his team-mate simply exterior the penalty space.
The Uruguay worldwide calmly accepted possession from his captain earlier than whipping an excellent end previous goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo and into the highest nook.
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The aim was additionally Suarez’s 194th in a Barcelona shirt and means he strikes stage with László Kubala in third place on the membership’s record of all-time goalscorers.
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Barcelona took the lead within the match within the opening minutes when Pau Torres put previous his personal goalkeeper from shut vary below stress from Antoine Griezmann.
Villarreal equalized on 14 minutes when Gerard Moreno netted after Barca goalkeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen has saved Santi Cazorla’s shot.
Setien Highlights Suarez’s Significance
Suarez has struggled for targets since making his return from knee surgical procedure in June which has drawn criticism. He scored his first targets since January within the 2-2 draw towards Celta Vigo however had fired blanks in his different 5 matches.
Supervisor Quique Setien defended the striker forward of the match and highlighted simply how vital he’s to the crew.
“I feel he’s a participant who needs to be on the sphere. He has given the membership many targets and we’ve got confidence in him. It’s true that there are moments that we may give him relaxation, nevertheless it is determined by the circumstances.”
Suarez definitely repaid his supervisor’s religion in some model along with his gorgeous aim towards Villarreal. Solely team-mate Messi, Actual Madrid’s Karim Benzema and Moreno have scored extra in La Liga than Suarez this season.
Should-Win for Barcelona
Barcelona got here into the match below large stress to get a end result after falling seven factors behind Actual Madrid within the race for the league title. Los Blancos beat Athletic earlier within the day courtesy of a Sergio Ramos penalty.
Setien’s facet had drawn three of their final 4 matches heading into the match, which has hit their title hopes, and introduced stress on their supervisor after solely 5 months within the job.
Villarreal headed into the match in nice type. The Yellow Submarine had gained 5 and drawn as soon as in six video games since La Liga restarted after a three-month break.
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