talkSPORT host Andy Goldstein believes Luis Suarez’s ‘legs have gone’ because the striker made it 25 away Champions League video games with out a objective.
The Atletico Madrid man was hauled off by Diego Simeone an hour into their match with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
He’d had little or no impression on the sport by the point he was eliminated because the Blues’ defence shut out the Spanish facet for your entire contest.
Thomas Tuchel’s workforce received 3-Zero on mixture and it was comfy for them in the long run as they reached the quarter-finals.
Suarez joined Atletico from Barcelona in the summertime for a cut-price charge after being deemed surplus to necessities.
It was a transfer that angered teammate and good friend Lionel Messi, however one which was maybe justified.
He has been prolific in LaLiga, scoring 18 instances as they prime the desk, however within the Champions League he failed to attain in seven video games.
Suarez has not scored an away Champions League objective since 2015 – 25 video games in whole.
“My goodness his legs have gone,” Andy Goldstein mentioned on the Sports activities Bar.
Jason Cundy added: “There was one second within the first half the place he regarded like he would possibly get away from Antonio Rudiger and he’s simply out-strengthened him.
“He was faster and stronger. Suarez’s finest days are behind him, we all know that.
“Would Suarez be enjoying for Man City, prime of the Premier League, proper now? No probability. But he’s enjoying for the very best facet in Spain.
“There’s plenty of issues that don’t fairly add up.
“Liverpool, Chelsea and Man City particularly have to be very inspired by what they’re .
“I understand how good Bayern Munich are. They’ve acquired winners all through their workforce however they aren’t working away with the Bundesliga, which you’d have thought.
“PSG – they’ve not had a fantastic season themselves.”
Atletico Madrid have a 4 level lead over Barcelona and 6 over rivals Actual Madrid.
Former Chelsea participant Cundy thinks the English golf equipment left within the Champions League will probably be assured of their probabilities.
“That’s the very best facet in Spain? Wow Spanish soccer has fallen down some,” Cundy mentioned.
“I wouldn’t say lifeless. During the last 15 or 20 years, Chelsea have performed the highest Spanish sides, Barcelona and Actual Madrid, quite a few instances once they’ve been prime of the tree.
“That’s the finest that Spanish soccer has to supply.
“I noticed RB Leipzig tackle Liverpool final week, that’s the second finest that Germany has to supply.
“I feel English golf equipment on this competitors must be licking their lips.”