Barcelona have been one of the dominant teams in Laliga in the past two decades, both in winning the title and producing an outstanding players topping the goal scoring chart. In the past, we have seen the likes of Ronldinho, Thiery Henry, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez who did well in scoring goals in a single campaign.
Last season, Luis Suarez left Barcelona due to the issues that occurred in the club and the arrival of new boss Ronald Koeman prompt the need for rebuilding of the team. The Dutchman clearly stated his decision to part ways with the Uruguay International, this forced his move to Laliga rival Athletico Madrid.
Having arrived in Madrid, Suarez has impressed greatly for the Los Rojiblancos in his first season scoring 14 goals and providing 5 assists in Laliga. His impact for Diego Simeone's team has played a key role in their Laliga title challenge.
Athletico Madrid sit comfortably in the Laliga table with 50 points after 19 games, 10 points ahead of Barcelona and Real Madrid who sit 2nd and 3rd respectively after 20 matches played. Barcelona have struggled to maintain their reputation this season, the absence of Luis Suarez has dealt a huge blow to the Catalan giant's title challenge this time.
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