Luis Suarez’s excellent start to life at Atletico Madrid continued on Monday night as he broke a record set by Cristiano Ronaldo with his goals against Celta.
The Uruguay international struck on the stroke of half-time at the Wanda Metropolitano to pull Atletico level with the visitors, who went ahead through a Santi Mina goal just 13 minutes into the match.
The 34-year-old struck again early in the second half to give the home team the lead and put them on course to extend their lead at the top of La Liga.
The goals take Suarez’s goal tally for Diego Simeone’s men up to 16 in just 17 La Liga appearances since making the switch from Barcelona last summer.
16 – Luis Suárez 🇺🇾 has scored 16 goals in his first 17 games for Atlético de Madrid in LaLiga, becoming the fastest player to reach 16 goals for the same club in the competition in the 21st century (Cristiano Ronaldo 🇵🇹 – 15 goals for Real Madrid in 2009/10). Amazing. Continue reading
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