Forlan: Griezmann and Suarez score difficult for Barcelona

Uruguayan Diego Forlan, the former Atlético Madrid striker, confirmed that it would be “cruel” for his compatriot Luis Suarez and Frenchman Antoine Griezmann to score goals in Barcelona’s match, which played in the eighth round at the Wanda. Metropolitano Stadium will take place. of the Spanish League “La Liga”.

Before the LaLiga ambassadors’ celebration in Madrid, Forlan said: “It would be difficult if they scored. They are two players who can score and play well and they want to prove this and play in the best possible way, especially when you’re playing against this opponent, it always motivates you.” .

Forlan played several games against Barcelona in the Atletico Madrid shirt and said: “It’s always a nice game, these kind of games, playing in your stadium and in a beautiful stadium, Coanda Metropolitano, and the return of the crowd are all beautiful stuff.”

The former Uruguayan striker thinks the game will be “difficult for both teams”, and despite Atlético Madrid’s lead over Barcelona, ​​he believes “it will be very even”.

In this context, Forlan added: “Barcelona is only two points away and if it wins, it will surpass Atletico Madrid in points. Barcelona has good players, even if it goes through a bad management time.”

Atletico Madrid have not performed well in recent games, despite the strong attacking arsenal of Luis Suarez, Griezmann, Joao Felix and Angel Correa.

Forlan believes these players need time and adapt together, noting that Griezmann recently returned to Atletico Madrid, along with Suarez’s return from the Copa America.

Forlan praised Sergio Aguero, saying: “I think it is a good deal, at the moment he is a player with a lot of experience and knows the Spanish league, even if he is playing in Barcelona for the first time.”

He concluded: “We hope he recovers well from the injury and I think he can contribute a lot to the club. He is a great player with great attacking potential and he is able to bring more rest than Barcelona needs. ”


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