Suárez, who scored twice in Uruguay’s 4-2 defeat against Ecuador, reached 24 shouts in the Qualifiers, passed it on to Leo and for now is the leader in the tournament’s all-time scorers table.
The fight to be the top historical scorer of the South American Qualifiers is red hot. Beyond the great friendship that unites them, Luis Suárez and Lionel Messi do not give up in the fight to be at the top of the table. For now, the Uruguayan striker made a difference on the second day of the tournament towards the Qatar World Cup 2022: Fought he converted two penalty goals in Uruguay’s defeat against Ecuador in Quito, while Leo did not contribute in the Argentine National Team’s historic triumph in La Paz against Bolivia.
Although Suárez left Ecuador with a lot of anger for having suffered a hard fall as a visitor, at least he was able to position himself, so far, as the top scorer of the tournament since he reached the 24 points and, in this way, he took two ahead of the Argentine (sum 22).
On this first double knockout date, the captain of the team charrúa he finished his participation with three annotations. The funny thing is that they were all penalized (the two mentioned against Ecuador are joined by another against Chile). Meanwhile, Messi also scored from 12 steps against those led by Gustavo Alfaro.
In addition, the brand new Atlético de Madrid striker continues to increase his personal numbers with his National Team to the point that he reached 62 goals with La Celeste, 12 more than Edinson Cavani.