Jurgen Klopp speaks on Coutinho and Suarez ahead of Barcelona encounter

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said that it would be very special for Philippe Coutinho and Luis Suarez when they face their former club in the last four of the Champions League. The duo are currently in the ranks of Barcelona and Klopp expects a tough contest with no real weaknesses in either side.

Speaking to Viasport Football, Klopp said that it would be a very special moment for Coutinho and Suarez to return to Anfield, where they made a reputation for themselves. He added that his team have shown the fight to reach the current phase of the competition and he is proud of the same achievement.
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Luis Suarez: Villarreal draw showed Barcelona’s spirit to win the title

Posted on May 6, 2019 by in US Soccer

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has said that the club’s hard-fought 4-4 draw against Villarreal showed the spirit in the team to win the league title. The Blaugrana took an early 2-0 lead against the Yellow Submarines on the road but the hosts sparkled a tremendous comeback to score four goals without reply.

At 4-2, the Blaugrana appeared destined to suffer their third league defeat of the season, but Lionel Messi and Suarez scripted a dramatic ending as they found the scoresheet in the final five minutes of the game. Speaking after the encounter, Suarez was overwhelmed with the eventual overcome and stated that the stalemate showed the club’s urge to retain the La Liga crown, he said: “The spirit which we showed to never give up demonstrates how much we want to lift this league title. Looking at how the first half was going I think we put in a great performance, we deserved to be winning although we know they had chances to score too.”
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Paul Parker believes Manchester United must be aware of Luis Suarez threat against Barcelona

Former Manchester United ace Paul Parker believes Manchester United may need to be wary of the threat presented from Luis Suarez when Barcelona face them in the quarter-final stage of the Champions League. The Red Devils have been afforded with a difficult tie in the last eight stage and the match could be defined with their positioning against the likes of Suarez and Lionel Messi.

In a report covered by Euro Sport, Parker indicated that Suarez presents more of a threat to the Red Devils backline than Lionel Messi, given his tendency to make regularly movements across the frontline. He added that the Uruguayan’s flair in attacking-minded positions should test the central defence which is likely to compose of Chris Smalling and Victor Lindelof.
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Luis Suarez: The Barcelona Wins Over Leganes by the Controversial Goal of Luis Suarez

Ernesto Valverde defends Luis Suarez called his controversial goal a clear Goal. Barcelona came back to lead after this huge Goal followed by the long and lengthy VAR reviews. But the good news for the player and whole Barcelona was that the striker is still on the team and not penalized for accidentally hitting the goalkeeper Ivan Cuellar’s face. Barcelona won by 3-1 over Leganes in Nou Camp. Saurez got Barcelona 2-1 in the first 71 minutes when paired with substitute Lionel Messi after Martin Braithwaite canceled the Ousmane Dembele’s first-half opener. Barcelona later confirmed that during the game, Dembele sprained his left ankle on their official website.

While kicking the ball to make a goal, Saurez’s knee made contact with the goalkeeper Ivan Cuellar’s face. After several VAR reviews and replays, it was declared a goal by the referee. But the controversy doesn’t end here as Marca quoted with a hint of sarcasm that he thought it was a goal. While adding, that there will be controversies and mistakes, but you need to accept that errors will happen and cannot be ended with a VAR or a robot referee.
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Liverpool legend urges Mohamed Salah to avoid what Luis Suarez and Fernando Torres did

Liverpool legend Ian Rush has urged Mohamed Salah to stay put with the club for the long-term unlike Luis Suarez and Fernando Torres, who pursued big-money moves elsewhere. The Egypt international has enjoyed an impressive 18 months since making the switch from AS Roma and he is currently the go-to man in the Reds’ frontline.

In a report covered by The Liverpool Echo, Rush highlighted that the attacker may not match the 44-goal tally from the previous campaign, given the defenders have begun tracking him much closely. However, the Reds great believes the Egyptian would still have a better season compared to the last, should the club end their wait for a maiden Premier League crown, he said: “On a personal level he might not achieve what he did last season, but if he scores 30 goals and Liverpool win the title he’s had an even better season.”
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