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“Needs To Retire. He’s a Liability”- Luis Suarez Blasted By Inter Miami Fans After Shocking LA Galaxy Draw

Published 02/26/2024, 12:27 AM EST

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Inter Miami’s win against Real Salt Lake was against all odds. For a team that managed just one win in pre-season, they put up quite a convincing performance. However, LA Galaxy have shown that the Herons are still not the complete article yet. In the high-octane clash, the Los Angeles side held Miami to a draw, courtesy of a goal from Dejan Joveljic in the 75th minute. Despite dominating 64% of the possession and creating clear-cut chances, the Herons could not capitalize. With Luis Suarez, in particular, being quite wasteful. And fans are not happy.

Lionel Messi’s effort in the 92nd minute prevented Inter Miami from losing all 3 points. But Luis Suarez, who had a lively MLS debut, had a night to forget, with questions raised about his fitness.

Fans voice their displeasure at Luis Suarez’s performance

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Inter Miami supporters took to X (formerly Twitter), to discuss the match, with Luis Suarez being the focal point. One fan added that Luis Suarez is undoubtedly one of the best soccer players of the last 20 years, but it’s time for him to hang his boots. He also adds that the Uruguayan striker has lost his mobility.

Another supporter reckons that the former Barcelona striker is not fit. He also adds that this results in Suarez being unable to stretch defences, and hence Inter Miami’s playstyle becomes one-dimensional.

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Another user believes that despite Inter Miami having old stars like Messi, Luis Suarez, and Busquets, they still have enough firepower to defeat a side like LA Galaxy.

One fan found the funny side of the Luis Suarez performance.

In contrast to the criticism aimed at the player, one supporter feels Inter Miami are the one contributing to Suarez’s troubles.

One person termed the legendary striker as a ‘liability’ and that he needed to turn the situation around.

An account called the MLS Moves is in disbelief at how Luis Suarez managed to win the MVP award in the Brazilian Serie A.

Interestingly, one supporter believes that Suarez is playing with pain and that is contributing to his sub-par performances. He also has faith in El Pistolero’s deadly finishing skills. However, added that Leo Campana is the better option considering his match fitness.

One supporter feels the Uruguayan striker should be used as a bench option rather than as a starter.

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Luis Suarez was replaced in the 66th minute by Campana. Fortunately, for the Herons, the Messi-Alba connection delivered once again as the Argentine scored from Alba’s pass in extra time. The Heron’s next play against Orlando City on March 3rd and fans will be expecting a much better performance from their striker going forward.

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Adithya Narayanan

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Adithya is a Soccer Writer at EssentiallySports. A Liverpool fanboy, he takes pride in being alive to witness Jurgen Klopp taking the Reds to domestic and European glory. Adithya loves an in-depth soccer chat involving tactical intricacies and stats.
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Jayant Chhabra