- Celta Vigo’s 88th-minute equaliser in opposition to Barcelona left Luis Suarez unable to take pleasure in his first targets since January.
Modified 28 Jun 2020, 00:12 IST
Luis Suarez admitted Barcelona’s 2-2 draw with Celta Vigo left a bitter style as there was a probably essential twist within the LaLiga title race on Saturday.
Barca led twice however had been pegged again on each events, Celta grabbing an 88th-minute equaliser by means of captain Iago Aspas’ free-kick.
Suarez scored each targets for the guests, ending a private drought that stretched again to early January earlier than he suffered a knee harm, however was left pissed off by the group’s failure to see out the win.
Whereas Quique Setien’s aspect moved again prime of the desk courtesy of the purpose picked up on their travels, Actual Madrid have the possibility to leapfrog over them once more in the event that they keep away from defeat at rock-bottom Espanyol on Sunday.
Zinedine Zidane’s aspect additionally maintain the head-to-head benefit over the reigning champions, having picked up 4 factors from the 2 Clasico conferences in 2019-20.
“It was a significant match to struggle for the title,” Suarez admitted in his post-match interview for LaLiga TV.
“We had a superb first half, creating probabilities, however within the second half it was completely different, Celta eager to be extra aggressive.
“It [the result] leaves a bitter style, certainly one of disappointment and frustration as a result of we have now misplaced two factors.”
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— OptaJose (@OptaJose) June 27, 2020
Lionel Messi arrange each targets for Suarez, the primary of which noticed him head in a intelligent free-kick from shut vary after Celta had put gamers on the road to guard in opposition to a direct shot.
The Uruguayan striker discovered the web once more within the 67th minute following Fedor Smolov’s leveller earlier within the second half, albeit his brace was not sufficient.
Barca, who subsequent face Atletico Madrid on Tuesday, have now gained simply as soon as of their final 4 away video games within the league.
“In my opinion, I’m pleased to assist with each targets, however you’re offended as a result of issues need to be corrected,” Suarez added.
“This was a sophisticated away recreation, as would be the journey to Villarreal. Then, in between, we host Atletico.”
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