Suarez scores four as Barcelona return to the top

Suarez scores four as Barcelona return to the top

Luis Suarez scored his second consecutive four-goal haul as Barcelona returned to the top of La Liga with victory over Sporting Gijon. Victories for Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid earlier on Saturday had left Barca third by kick-off.

Lionel Messi’s looping header into an empty net gave Barca the lead. Suarez made it 2-0 before Barca won three late penalties, the Uruguayan scoring two and Neymar the other, and Suarez converted Messi’s pass late on. Sporting had Ognjen Vranjes harshly sent off for conceding the third penalty for a foul on Neymar.



Source : PTI

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