ANALYTICS. Luis Suárez's scoring blast

The scoring Suárez has come...

ANALYTICS. Luis Suárez's scoring blast
ANALYTICS. Luis Suárez's scoring blast

The scoring Suárez has come...

Luis Suárez
Luis Suárez

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The beginning of Luis Suárez as Barça player was complicated. After some months sanctioned, the Uruguayan debuted in the match against Real Madrid, at Santiago Bernabéu.

First goal

After the sanction, Suárez stayed 5 months without scoring, until he did the first one in European competition. It was against APOEL Nicosia, in the 5th match of the Champions League group stage.

The drought

Despite his first goal, Suárez stayed some periods (short or long) without scoring. In fact, during the first 26 matches, he only scored 7 goals.

The blast

The first leg of Champions League round of 16 against Manchester City came. In the English field, not only did Suárez recovered the target: he scored two goals.

Since that day, the Uruguayan has scored 11 goals in 11 matches, an absolute number of 18 goals as Barça player.

Goals to important opponents

With this two goals against Manchester City in the round of 16, Suárez showed he was able to appear in the big venues. For example, he scored the final goal against Real Madrid on March 22. Or not far, the two goals done versus PSG this Wednesday —now the French are the favorite victim of the Uruguayan, with 3 goals.

So it seems that Suárez's scoring instinct blasted...