Luis Suarez says ending goal drought ‘not a big deal’ after Barcelona win
Luis Suarez says ending goal drought ‘not a big deal’ after Barcelona win.
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They were Suarez’s first goals in six appearances in all competitions — his longest drought in his Barcelona career — and took his tally to 26 in the league this season.
"I want to make it clear it wasn’t a big deal not having scored [for five games]; that I wasn’t obsessed about not scoring recently.
The important thing is to help the team, it doesn’t matter who scores the goals."
The Blaugrana struggled to break down city rivals Espanyol, relying on a Jose Manuel Jurado mistake when they eventually broke the deadlock in the second half.
"We needed to play at a good rhythm to wear them down and, in the end, we wore them down," the Barca coach said.
"We deserved the win and I am satisfied with what was a really professional performance from my players."
We have two objectives [La Liga and the Copa del Rey] and we want to fight until the end for them both."