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Luis Suárez scores nice brace for Barcelona at Espanyol

Finally!


After a worrisome first half, Luis Suárez has put Barcelona on track to keep pace with Real Madrid in the title race after their win today. It was looking scary for the Blaugrana after an ineffective opening 45 minutes, but they’ve jumped into the lead just six minutes into the second half after Suarez latched onto an errant back pass and finished as clinically as you’d expect him to. It’s 1-0 to Barça with 37 minutes to go.

After Ivan Rakitic made it 2-0, Suárez scored his second of the day to extend the lead to three: