Over the weekend, it was confirmed that Suarez would depart Atletico Madrid, the Uruguay international leaving Wanda Metropolitano having scored 34 goals during his two-season stay.
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Villa boss, Steven Gerrard, has already recruited one of his former Liverpool teammates this month following the arrival of Philippe Coutinho on loan from Barcelona with a £33million option to buy.
The hosts were roared into action by a brilliant crowd in an electric San Siro as they enjoyed their first Champions League home game in seven years.
After losing their opening match to Argentina, Oscar Tabarez’s men drew 1-1 with Chile on Match Day 2 to breathe a bit of life into their campaign
Real Madrid beat Athletic Bilbao 1-0 and would have moved first with Osasuna ahead against Atletico Madrid.
Diego Simeone’s side survived a late penalty kick, missed by Fidel Chaves, as they battle for their first league title since 2014.
The evergreen Uruguayan scored a goal in each half to reach a league-leading 14 goals this season, marking his best-ever league start in Spain, even better than when he was firing them in for Barcelona.
Atletico Madrid had taken the lead late in the first half when Suarez teed up a deflected goal by Marcos Llorente.
Son picked the ball up on the edge of the Burnley penalty area, before scything through the middle the Clarets defence, running the full length of the pitch before slotting home
The Uruguayan has now returned positive tests for two successive full weeks – a longer time than initially anticipated – having tested positive for the virus after returning from international duty with Uruguay.
Real Betis had played well in the first half and dominated the ball
The Barca captain tried to force his way out of the club in the close season, but he later agreed to stay until his contract ends in June 2021.
He revealed he was not allowed to take part in training matches.
The win did get the home side off to a victorious start in their opening World Cup qualifying match for Qatar 2022
The game, played at the Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, was Atletico Madrid’s first game of the La Liga season.
The Barcelona striker took the exam last week as part of a possible move to Italian club Juventus.
The Catalans’ third top scorer of all time was told he was not wanted by new Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman and has been looking for a new club.
The scoreline recalled Germany’s 7-1 win over Brazil in the 2014 World Cup, a game where Bayern coach Hansi Flick was on the bench as the national team’s assistant coach
The slim win also condemned their neighbours to relegation from the top flight.
Santos had dragged the La Liga champions to CAS in relation to the signing of Neymar in 2013