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Luis Luis Suárez made a textbook indvidual play on the first goal of the evening / PHOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB

With his astounding goal versus Apoel FC that sent Barça up early in Cyprus, Luis Suárez got his first goal for Barça en in an official match after having played in 4 league games and one in the Champions League.

After the game, Suárez talked about his goal: "I wasn't anxious. I knew it would come eventually. I've just been trying to help the team in the best way possible. The important thing is getting results, and we've been doing that."

About the game itself, he added: “We played really well in the first half, the way we wanted to." He said, "now it depends on us to play well at home to beat PSG." I wasn't anxious. I knew it would come eventually.

Wearing the Barça colours, Luis Suárez has already shown his ability to make plays, with four assists. The first was at the Bernabeu on Neymar's goal. The next two were at Almería that set up goals for Neymar and Jordi Alba and enabled Barça to win in a comeback. The most recent was against Sevilla when he gave a perfect feed to Rakitic.

Suarez's goals in European competitions

Luis Suárez has 5 career goals in the Champions League, all of them coming in 11 games with Ajax. In the Europa League he has 16 goals in 31 games. With Ajax he scored 11 in 21 games; with Groningen he scored 1 in 2 games; and with Liverpool he scored 4 in 8 games.

 


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