Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suárez are good. The trio is scary good. And they unleashed hell on poor Getafe on Tuesday.
It started early with Messi from the penalty spot.
Well that was easy. But let’s talk about Suárez because WHOA.
That looks easy, until you realize he turns his body and hits the ball on a full volley from a diagonal angle. The timing, coordination and body control to pull that off is otherworldly. But he is Luis Suárez, and otherworldly is typical for him. The ball from Messi wasn’t too bad, either.
And then there’s Neymar the dancer.
So let’s recap: Messi scores after Suárez draws a penalty, Sure scores on an assist from Messi and Neymar scores on an assist from Suárez.
If you need a translation, it’s that Barcelona’s front three are so good that it should be cheating.
And just because we need more reminders of who makes up the best group of forwards in the world, the Barcelona trio have now scored 100 goals this season. 100 GOALS. BETWEEN THREE PLAYERS. Only three teams in the world’s top four leagues have scored 100 goals this season, and Messi, Neymar and Suarez have hit that number all by themselves. *
Barcelona won 6-0. God help any team that has to defend against them.
* We could bring up that Suarez didn’t play until November, making the feat even more amazing, but he bit a dude (again) to earn his ban so …