"Suarez scored a goal worth half the title," Barcelona sports daily Sport splashed across its front page.
Suarez’s nascent Barcelona career up to date has, somewhat curiously albeit entirely coincidentally, been book-ended by Clasicos.
Barcelona moved four points clear at the top of La Liga as Luis Suarez's brilliant individual effort handed them a 2-1 win over Real Madrid on Sunday.
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has confirmed that Luis Suarez will make his long-awaited debut for the club in Saturday's first El Clasico of the season away to Real Madrid.
Real Madrid meet Barcelona for the 229th time on Saturday in one of the most anticipated El Clasicos in recent times as Luis Suarez prepares to make his Barca debut. Here's a look at five famous matches from the historic rivalry between Spain’s two biggest clubs.
The numbers behind Saturday's La Liga "Clasico" between Real Madrid and Barcelona at the Bernabeu stadium.
The Clasico has all of the ingredients to live up to its billing with Cristiano Ronaldo, Leo Messi, Neymar and possibly Gareth Bale going head to head
Suarez would only be able to play if the match went ahead on Sunday the 26th, the day after his suspension ends.
Ancelotti said on Friday there was a still a chance Ronaldo might recover for the clash at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia but confirmed at a news conference the player was unavailable.
Cristiano Ronaldo has criticised referee Undiano Mallenco of favoring Barcelona following Real Madrid's 4-3 loss in the EL Clasico at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Barcelona blew the La Liga title race wide open when Messi scored a hat-trick in a 4-3 comeback win for Barcelona at 10-man Real Madrid in ‘Clasico'.
Real thumped holders Atletico Madrid 3-0 at the Bernabeu, gaining a measure of revenge for the 2-1 defeat in last year's final.
Leaders Barca dropped their first points of the campaign in a 0-0 draw at Osasuna on Saturday and stuttered in Europe on Tuesday.
Barca are still unbeaten this season and top both La Liga and their group in Europe's elite club competition but have consistently struggled against defence-minded opponents.
Barca start the defence of their title at home to Levante on August 17 or 18 while Real Madrid host Real Betis. Atletico Madrid, who finished third last year, visit Sevilla.
While the future of this rivalry holds a lot of intrigue, have no doubt in your minds that you will witness a fixture as immense as the El Clasico on Saturday night.
Barcelona have virtually won the league, but both teams will use this match to build up positive momentum ahead of their vital Champions League clashes in midweek.
Barcelona have an away goal which they scored in the first leg of the semi-final — which ended in a 1-1 draw at the Bernabeu and that could be crucial at the end of tonight's match.