Atletico Madrid have struggled without star striker Luis Suarez has they continue to drop points in the title race. The Uruguay player has not featured for Atletico Madrid since the defeat to fellow title contenders Sevilla at the start of the month.

Uruguay international striker Suarez was in the starting XI for the 1-0 defeat at the hands of Sevilla and he played the whole game. He picked up a muscular injury on the first Wednesday of this month and reports had claimed that he would be back within three weeks.


Uruguay striker Luis Suarez has been on fire for Atletico Madrid in theSpanish top flight this season as the capital club attempts to win a first league title in seven years. The Luis Suarez transfer business has proven to be a fantastic on from Atletico Madrid. The Uruguay striker joined Atletico Madrid at the start of the season after he was deemed to be surplus to requirements at Barcelona upon the appointment of new manager Ronald Koeman. The Dutchman made it clear that he didn’t want Luis Suarez in his team after his appointment as the new Barcelona boss was confirmed last summer. To this effect, Luis Suarez secured a transfer to Atletico Madrid after six years at Barcelona for a fee said to be around €6m. The transfer looks like a bargain now after the Uruguay national team star took on the responsibility of scoring the goals that could lead his new team to the league title at the expense of former team Barcelona.

Suarez was the scorer of the lone goal as Atletico Madrid beat Alaves 1-0 at home in their latest clash in La Liga over the weekend. The only goal of the game was scored on 54 minutes by the Uruguay player thus taking his tally to 19 goals in the league. He is in the race for the Pichichi with the likes of Lionel Messi and Karim Benzema. The Pichichi is the award given to the recipient of the most league goals in a season. Barcelona talisman Messi has 23 goals and he’s at the top of the scoring chart, while Real Madrid striker Benzema is third behind Uruguay player Suarez after his 17 goals this season.

Luis Suarez Keen To Redeem Himself At The 2018 World Cup

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is keen to redeem himself with Uruguay at the 2018 World Cup following the shambles created by him during the previous tournament in Brazil. The marksman was banned for a biting incident on Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini during the group stage of the previous World Cup and this eventually hampered Uruguay, who lost out to Colombia in the round of 16 stage.

Suarez has since remained an influential figure for the national side despite the unfruitful incident and he is now keen to repay the country’s faith by putting in a strong performance this summer. Speaking in an interview, he said: “It was my mistake. So I have a debt to repay to myself and Uruguay, to try to show a good image.” Continue reading “Luis Suarez Keen To Redeem Himself At The 2018 World Cup”