Football

Suarez Opens Up On Pain Of Barca Semi-Final Defeat To Liverpool

Suarez Opens Up On Pain Of Barca Semi-Final Defeat To Liverpool

Luis Suarez has spoken of the pain which he felt following Barcelona's defeat to Liverpool at the semi-final stage of last season's Champions League.

After Barcelona won the first leg 3-0 at the Camp Nou, Liverpool blew the deficit away by winning 4-0 at Anfield six days later.

"It was days, weeks, that we who loved to take the kids to school, football, activities, we suffered," Suarez told Fox Sports Radio in Argentina.

I didn’t want to leave home after losing. It was very complicated. I had a bad time, like most of my teammates.

I said it in the previous interviews. We had already learned the previous year that we could have such a 3-0 result in favour, but football has that.

Suarez spent three years at Liverpool before leaving for Barcelona in 2014. He knew well what to expect of the second leg at Anfield.

"We knew how Anfield was going to be and how tight the stadium was, I told the teammates and everything,” said the 32-year-old.

Advertisement

"It is not necessary to take away credit from Liverpool, they pushed the fans.

"In five minutes they had two situations... it generates a nervousness.”

"Then you see that a teammate loses the ball, another loses two more balls, and that leads you to an awkward situation until in the second half it goes out as it came out."

Picture credit: Shutterstock.com

See Also: The Ireland Team We Want To See Face Switzerland... And The One That Will

Balls Team

You may also like