Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has said Luis Suarez will be boosted after scoring his first La Liga goal for the club in the 5-0 win over Cordoba at the Camp Nou.
The summer signing from Liverpool broke his league drought with a well-taken strike in his eighth league appearance to put Barca 2-0 ahead just after half-time in a game they dominated without sparkling.
Pedro Rodriguez had put Barca ahead within 75 seconds, while Gerard Pique's header and Lionel Messi's two late strikes added gloss.
Luis Suarez scored his first Primera Division goal and Lionel Messi hit a late double as Barcelona rounded off a difficult 2014 by thrashing minnows Cordoba 5-0.
Pedro got Barcelona off to a dream start by netting in the second minute and provided the pass for Suarez to double the lead early in the second half, with Gerard Pique and Messi scoring the final goals in the last 10 minutes.
The Catalans are now a point behind league leaders Real Madrid but have played one game more than Carlo Ancelotti's...
The clash between Cordoba and Levante went to script as two of the lowest scoring teams in the Primera Division played out a 0-0 draw at the Nuevo Arcangel.
Only Granada have managed fewer than the 11 goals scored by both Cordoba and Levante this term, and the two relegation rivals again struggled in front of net as the spoils were deservedly shared in Andalusia.
Both teams can at least feel the draw keeps them heading in the right direction, with Levante now having only lost once in their last seven...