5 data that show the amazing performance of the Uruguayan
Luis Suárez is doing a perfect season in FC Barcelona. In his second year at Camp Nou, the Uruguayan is justifying the €81 million he cost with an amazing performance as center forward. He scores many goals, he generates spaces in the opponent's defense and associates really well with mates. His numbers are amazing and some part of the season is yet to be played. How far will he get? These are his 5 most unbelievable numbers:
1 - More than a goal per match
39 goals in 35 matches. It's easy to say but difficult to do. He has an average of 1.1 goals per match. He got 5 hat-tricks this season: 3 in La Liga, 1 in the Club World Cup and 1 in Copa del Rey. In the last 3 matches, he scored 8 goals. The Uruguayan is on fire.
2 - He beat Romario, Rivaldo, Krankl, Cruyff and Eto'o
Up to today, Suárez has already beaten goal records in a single season of Barça legends Romario, Rivaldo, Krankl, Cruyff and Eto'o. None of them was able to score more than 36 goals in a season. The best record of Barça owes to Messi: 73 goals in 60 matches in the 2011/12 season.
3 - La Liga's top scorer and fighting for the Golden Shoe
With 23 goals in La Liga, the Uruguayan heads the list of top scorers in La Liga. Cristiano is second with 21 goals. Regarding Golden Shoe fight, Higuaín is the leader with 24 goals, although Napoli have played 2 more games than Barça. So Suárez is one goal away from the Golden Shoe he already won in 2013/14 season with Liverpool.
4 - Barça's top scorer in the three competitions
Apart from his records in La Liga, Suárez is also the top scorer of the team in all competitions. In Champions League has scored 5 goals and is 4th in the global scorers ranking. in Copa del Rey, he has scored 5 and he is the top scorer together with Messi, Munir, Negredo and Guidetti. In the Club World Cup, Suárez ended being MVP and got the trophy of the top scorer, with 5 goals in 2 matches.
5 - Second player in assists
Apart from his amazing performance as scorer, Luis Suárez is also shinning as team's player. He has already assisted 17 times this season. He is only surpassed by Neymar, 19. Incredible numbers for a pure forward like him who associates really well with Messi and Neymar. The whole trident have scored 86/108 goals of this season, 79%. Suárez is about to sign the perfect season.