35 and counting: Suarez joins Messi in elite club of La Liga's highest scorers

The Uruguayan striker became only the second Barcelona player to reach the milestone of 35 goals in a single season, with Lionel Messi having achieved the feat on three occasions.

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Luis Suarez struck his 35th league goal of an incredible season on Saturday and in doing so joined an elite group of Spanish football's top marksmen.

The Uruguay international was on target in Barcelona's 2-0 win over Real Betis, a result that moves the club back to the top of the Liga table, and ensured he became one of only six players to have scored 35 plus goals in a single league campaign.