Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez climbed off the bench to hit a brace on his debut for Atletico Madrid as Diego Simeone’s side thrashed Granada 6-1 in the Spanish La Liga.
The highly-rated forward joined the Rojiblancos a few days ago from FC Barcelona to replace Alvaro Morata who has been transferred to Italian Serie A side Juventus.
In a clash against Granada at the Wanda Metropolitano today, Luis Suarez missed out on a starting role but was introduced after 71 minutes of play to replace Spanish forward Diego Costa.
Just a minute after coming on, the former Liverpool man assisted Marcos Llorente for Atletico Madrid’s 4th goal of the game.
Later on the 85th minute, Luis Suarez displayed sharpness in front of goal and scored his debut goal for his new team with an assist from Marcos Llorente.
With Jorge Molina grabbing a consolation goal for Granada 3 minutes later, Suarez will score again in added time to complete a sensational brace.
At the end of the game, the new signing finished with the highest rating [9.2] amongst all the players that feature for both teams.
Goals from Diego Costa, Angel Correa, and Joao Felix before the introduction of Suarez completed the 6-1 demolition of Granada today.
Match stats provided by Modernghana Sports partners SofaScore indicates an improvement in the performance of Atletico Madrid with an added ruthlessness in front of goal.
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