Luis Suárez celebrates his first of two goals against Las Palmas / MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB

Luis Suárez has a natural instinct in front of goal, and his figures since joining FC Barcelona demonstrate just how clinical he has been in the opposition penalty area.

The Uruguayan wore the Barça jersey for the first time on 25 October 2014 at the Santiago Bernabéu - since then, he as scored 30 goals in 52 games for the club. In seven of those, he has managed at least two goals and his ratio currently stands at 0.57 strikes per game.

Sixth brace against Las Palmas

His two goals against Las Palmas on Saturday helped Barça to their fifth victory of the season, his first brace of the 2015/16 campaign and his sixth since joining the club. Last season, the striker needed 17 games to score his first double, against Rayo Vallecano, and went on to do so another two times in the league, while also scoring his first hat-trick in Barça colours in Week 35 of La Liga against Córdoba.

Two doubles in Europe

Suárez helped himself to 26 goals in his first season, plenty of which proved crucial. Barça’s no.9 scored two vital away braces in the Champions League en route to claiming the trophy, first against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium in the second round and then at the Parc des Princes against Paris Saint-Germain in the quarter-finals.

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