Uruguay succumbed to the high altitude against Bolivia at the Hernando Siles stadium, losing heavily 4-1, with Liverpool’s number 7 scoring a late consolation goal in the 81st minute for the visitors.
They had already been undone however, with a hat-trick scored by Bolivian striker Carlos Saucedo.
Although the thin air at that altitude affects many a team who take on the hosts at an altitude of 12000 ft above sea level (most notably Argentina, who lost 6-1 in 2009),l it had little effect on Suarez’s free-kick – something we’ve seen from him twice already at Anfield, this season.
Thankfully Suarez, who also played in his country’s 3-0 defeat to Leo Messi’s Argentina a few days earlier, come through both matches unscathed and should be available for selection against Reading on Sunday.
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