La Liga: Suarez Pleads For Forgiveness After Condemning Barcelona To First La Liga Loss
By Omolagba Oluwayemi
Uruguay and former Barcelona forward, Luiz Suarez put his hands together to apologise to Barcelona supporters after his goal contributed to the defeat of his former club at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium on Saturday, BSNSports.com.ng reports.
Should Ronald Koeman remain the coach of Barcelona remain the coach of Barcelona by Monday, then he’s unlikely going to get sacked following Barcelona’s 2-0 loss to Atletico Madrid on Saturday.
Luis Suarez haunts his former club as he and Thomas Lemar fire Diego Simeone’s side joint-top of LaLiga to pile more misery on under-fire visitors’ boss Ronald Koeman.
Thomas Lemar scored the opener, finishing well at the end of a move involving Joao Felix and Suarez.
Suarez then slotted in against his former club to put Atletico in charge.
Antoine Griezmann also featured against his former club as a late substitute as Atletico basked in their superiority.
For all the woe surrounding Barca this season, this loss was actually their first in La Liga – but it leaves them eighth in the table on 12 points, five behind Diego Simeone’s side, who are second only on goal difference but have played a game more than rivals Real.
Meanwhile, Manuel Sanchez’s late winner for Osasuna denied Rayo Vallecano a point on the road.
Mallorca condemned Levante to 6th league defeat all thanks to Idrissu Baba’s 74th minute goal.
Cadiz and Valencia settled for a goalless draw.
The La Liga match day 8 fixtures continues today Sunday 3rd October, 2021 as joint league leader, Real Madrid visit Espanyol while Villarreal host Real Betis in a match Samuel Chukwueze might likely feature.
Sevilla who remains one of the league favourites plays Granada as Getafe, Real Sociedad also slugs it out. Elche vs Celta Vigo completes the fixtures for the day.