CADIZ, Spain: Just after paying six seasons watching on as Lionel Messi took most of Barcelona’s absolutely free kicks, Luis Suarez rediscovered his knack for striking useless balls with a wonderful objective in Atletico Madrid’s 4-2 win at Cadiz on Sunday.
Suarez fought off levels of competition from Joao Felix and Thomas Lemar to try his luck from more than 30 yards out and struck the ball to perfection, sending it in excess of the wall and inside of the near publish to give Atletico the guide.
“Being at Barcelona for so very long and getting along with Leo, who used to just take the absolutely free kicks, it was challenging, but I scored a couple at Liverpool and with Uruguay and now I’m creating the most of my options,” Suarez explained to reporters.
“We talked about free of charge kicks just the other day in coaching when we practised them. Tom (Lemar) was the very best but now it was a little bit additional out so I asked him if I could acquire it and when a striker is on form you have to go for it.”
Suarez scored later in the recreation to make it 3-1 to Atletico from the penalty place, relocating on to 14 goals from 14 league starts off to transfer apparent at the major of the scoring charts.
“When a striker is on a operate of ambitions you have to appreciate it and make the most of all the likelihood you get. It’s challenging to continue to keep up that degree all over the 12 months but I’ll attempt and assist the group as a lot as I can,” extra the Uruguayan.
Suarez is certainly supporting Atletico with their pursuit of a 1st title considering that 2014 and they moved 10 details clear at the leading of La Liga right after an eighth league win in a row.
Atletico mentor Diego Simeone claimed he was not shocked to see Suarez score the absolutely free kick.
“The other day he, Joao and Lemar were being practising them and we talked about it. Luis reported he applied to rating a several goals from free of charge kick and I explained I had under no circumstances witnessed him score so typically,” said the coach.
Suarez scored only two absolutely free kick goals in 6 seasons with Barca in contrast with 8 in three and a fifty percent strategies with Liverpool. For Uruguay, he scored with a low free kick in the final Environment Cup from Russia.
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