Barcelona's Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona against Sevilla FC at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on October 20, 2018. / AFP / LLUIS GENE
Luis Suarez and his Barcelona teammates head into el clasico aiming to defeat rivals Real Madrid without injured captain Lionel Messi. AFP

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