Luis Suarez aiming for the golden boot
The Uruguayan sets new standards and in numbers surpasses Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo when comparing the matches in the Premier League and La Liga, respectively.
Luis Suarez is unstoppable. On Saturday, he scored three goals in Liverpool’s 6-3 win at Cardiff, which allowed him to surpass the current numbers of Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo. Comparing the goals of one and the other in the Premier League and La Liga, respectively.
"It was an amazing game," Suarez, commented after the game, adding that: "We played very well and we will continue to move forward for next week's match against Sunderland. We concentrate on our game. We are in a good time and let's stay calm, because we know the Premier League is difficult."
Liverpool is currently second, four points behind Chelsea and Suarez, who leads the scoring charts with 28 goals and tied the record of Robbie Fowler in the 1995-1996 season, said that in the last goal, he was about to pass the ball to his teammate, but went for the hat-trick to gain confidence and explained that "I apologized to Raheem for that."
The Uruguayan has more goals and assists than Real Madrid’s Ronaldo:
The Uruguayan wants to complete his best season. His next goal is to become the leading scorer in 38 games in the Premier League. For that, he must beat Alan Shearer (1995-96) and Cristiano Ronaldo (2007-08) record of 31 goals. Suarez is just four goals away and there are eight matches remaining this season. Worth noting, too, that none of Suarez’s goals have arrived from the penalty spot, whereas both of those current holders did.
Suarez’s rivals are lucky that he started late in the Premier, due to the sanction dragged on from last season. Otherwise, he probably would have already passed the record. Besides, becoming the leading scorer in the Premier League he deserves to be named the player of the season. Suarez is arguably the one of the best players in the world right now.