Suarez scores twice as Barca thrash Real

Suarez scores twice as Barca thrash Real

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Barcelona moved six points clear at the top of La Liga as Luis Suarez scored twice in a dominant victory over Real Madrid at the Bernabeu.The visitors controlled El Clasico throughout, opening the scoring early on when Luis Suarez struck from 16 yards, before Neymar sidefooted home.Andres Iniesta finished off a fine team move to add a third after the break.Suarez’s cool finish wrapped up the win before Isco was sent off for a rash challenge to complete Real’s misery.It was a first home defeat in 23 league games for Real, but an early blow to their hopes of challenging Barcelona for the title this season.Rafael Benitez’s side are second with 24 points with Barcelona moving onto 30 points after 12 games. Much of the focus in the lead-up to the game had been on the return of Lionel Messi.he Argentina forward, Barcelona’s leading goalscorer, was named on the bench for the first time since suffering a knee ligament damage on 26 September.However, in his absence Suarez and Neymar have been in phenomenal form, combining to score all 17 of Barcelona’s goals since Messi’s injury, and the pair were in deadly form once again on Saturday.
source:BBC

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