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Luis Suárez's three goals on Sunday night give him a league leading 18 on the season. / MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB

Luis Suarez, whose hat-trick in Sunday night’s 6-0 win over Athletic Club makes him the top scorer in La Liga with 18 league goals, wasn’t looking for individual praise. "I am happy with the goals, but the most important thing is to win," he said. ”We took advantage of the opportunities that came after the early expulsion."

Besides Suárez, Sergio Busquets, Javier Mascherano and Sergi Roberto also spoke to the media after the game. Here are the highlights of what they had to say:

Sergio Busquets:

"With Gorka Iraizoz’s expulsion we had more chances."

"Wednesday's game will be different, competitive but attractive. Athletic will come out looking to score and they’ll play with a lot of intensity at their grounds, where they’ll have the support of their fans."

"We hope to have Leo Messi and Jordi Alba on Wednesday."

Javier Mascherano:

"We did enough to keep Athletic Club from getting opportunities. A team like that can complicate things."

“Being ahead on the scoreboard always makes you play differently, but the objective was to keep on winning."

"They’re strong and on Wednesday we hope to play a good game and get a good result."

Sergi Roberto:

“After the expulsion everything moved forward. On Wednesday in the Cup, we have to be careful against Athletic Club because we’ll be on their field and they’re even tougher in front of their fans.”

"We hope the injuries to Jordi Alba and Leo Messi don’t amount to much.”

"I am ready to play wherever the coach needs me."



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