Barcelona’s Suarez puts Liverpool down at half (video)

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Luis Suarez has Barcelona up 1-0 on Liverpool at the Camp Nou after a classy finish early in the sides’ UEFA Champions League semifinal first leg on Wednesday.

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Liverpool was hit with an injury and then with a deficit, as Naby Keita pulled up with a groin injury before Barcelona took the lead.

Jordi Alba’s curling pass from the left was deftly finished by Suarez, the ex-Liverpool man flashing the ball inside the near post as Alisson Becker flailed to find only air.

A fantastic piece of work from Jordan Henderson nearly cued up an equalizer, but Sadio Mane‘s effort to snap a first touch shot past Ter Stegen sailed over the bar.

Here’s Suarez’s goal: