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CL: Suarez, Roberto shine as Barcelona beat Leverkusen 2-1

Johannesburg: Two late goals from Sergi Roberto and Luis Suarez helped Barcelona to claim a 2-1 win over Bayer Leverkusen in their second match of the Champions League.

Barcelona's Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League football match FC Barcelona vs Bayer Leverkusen at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. Pic/AFP
Barcelona's Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League football match FC Barcelona vs Bayer Leverkusen at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. Pic/AFP

The German side took a surprise lead in the first half when Leverkusen defender Kyriakos Papadopoulos scored a goal in the 22nd minute of the match, Sport24reported.

But, midfielder Roberto scored an opener for his side in the 80th minute followed by Saurez match-winning goal just two minute later.

Barca are currently at the top in Group E in the Champions League table, having four points from two games. They will next lock horns with BATE on October 21.

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