With two late goals, the new forward star made a strong debut in the Spanish league for his new club at Atlético Madrid’s 6-1 (1-0) against FC Granada. It was only in the 70th minute that the 33-year-old Uruguayan scored 5:0 (85th minute) and 6:1 on Sunday evening (90.+3).
The striker had only come to the capital club a few days ago from the Spanish vice champion FC Barcelona. With the Catalans, Suarez had won the Champions League once and La Liga four times and experienced „six spectacular and wonderful years“ in Barcelona, Suárez emphasized during his tearful farewell to the club and his friend Lionel Messi. Diego Costa (9th), Angel Correa (47th), Joao Felix (65th) and Marcos Llorente (72nd)
scored further goals at the start of the season for the team of coach Diego Simeone.