Atletico Madrid striker Luis Suarez, went back without scoring in the victory (3-2) over Valencia on matchday 22 of LaLiga. In a moment of gray form, the attacker adds a total of eight consecutive games without seeing the door.
The Uruguayan, whose contract ends at the end of the season and his future is unknown, has equaled his worst scoring streak with a total of eight games: the last time was in December 2014 when he did not score in his last game with Liverpool and he did not score in his first seven with Barça.
The former Ajax player has scored 30 goals and has provided a total of five assists since he arrived at the Wanda Metropolitano in the summer of 2020. The scorer has participated in a total of 66 official matches between all competitions as a player of Cholo Simeone’s team.
Atlético resists and prevails
Cholo Simeone’s team pulled off a miraculous victory in their league duel against Valencia with a comeback in just two minutes: Ángel Correa and Mario Hermoso defeated Bordalás’ team in the 91st and 93rd minutes, respectively.
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The colchoneros, in fact, were forced to overcome a deficit of two goals on the scoreboard in the second half. In a last half hour of absolute madness at the Wanda Metropolitano, the Madrid team neutralized the goals from Musah and Duro with goals from Cunha, Correa and Hermoso.