Champions League: Luis Suarez at the double to rescue Barcelona

By Matias Grez and James Masters, CNN

Updated 3:54 a.m. ET, October 3, 2019
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6:15 p.m. ET, October 2, 2019

See you next time

Matias Grez

That's all from us on another thrilling night of Champions League football.

Just when you thought Tuesday's action -- sorry Tottenham fans -- couldn't be topped, up step Liverpool and Red Bull Salzburg to provide another epic European clash.

We really have been spoilt over the past two nights, both with the quality and quantity of goals.

Unfortunately, there is now a three-week break until the next round of fixtures, with matchday three taking place on the 22/23 October.

We'll see you then!

6:09 p.m. ET, October 2, 2019

Liverpool avoids Salzburg scare

Matias Grez

From 3-0 up to 3-3 ... perhaps playing at Anfield should come with a health warning for Liverpool fans.

In the end, Mo Salah dug Jurgen Klopp's side out of a hole of its own making.

You can read James Masters' match report on another bonkers European night at Anfield here.

Here is what Jurgen Klopp said, speaking to BT Sport.

"It's better to learn the lessons during the game than talk about it after it. We started incredibly well in the game. We were outstanding in the first 25-30 minutes.

"But it was really difficult to get a foot in the game again (after they drew level). I'm not angry or anything like that. I always take a while to realize what I feel after the game.

"I saw us playing really well and then we took the wrong decisions. Then it is how we want to approach the game from that point on."
5:56 p.m. ET, October 2, 2019

Salzburg fans in fine voice

Matias Grez

Despite the defeat, Salzburg fans can still take great pride in the way their team performed against Liverpool.

Not many teams have the temerity to come from three goals down at Anfield and the Austrians will be frustrated their fightback was, ultimately, in vain.

However, their fans certainly didn't let it dampen their spirits. Here they are, long after the full-time whistle has blown.

5:45 p.m. ET, October 2, 2019

Teen prodigy

Matias Grez

He may have started the match on the bench but teenager Erling Braut Håland still found time to once again write his name in the Champions League record books.

5:38 p.m. ET, October 2, 2019

Suarez steps up

Matias Grez

For all his undoubted quality, Luis Suarez has rarely found the net in the Champions League over the last two seasons.

However, when his side needed him most, the Uruguayan got a crucial brace to kick-start Barcelona's campaign in Europe.

5:21 p.m. ET, October 2, 2019

Awesome Ajax

Matias Grez

After Ajax's fairytale run to last season's Champions League semifinal, it was inevitable that the Dutch side would lose some of its main talent to Europe's biggest clubs.

However, despite the likes of Frenkie de Jong and Matthijs de Ligt departing for pastures new, the Amsterdam side has picked up where it left off last season.

The latest victim of Erik ten Hag's swashbuckling side was Valencia, which was on the end of a heavy 3-0 home defeat.

However, the outcome could in fact have been very different. Valencia twice hit the post and captain Dani Parejo blasted an abysmal penalty effort high over the crossbar with his side only 1-0 down.

Hakim Ziyech, who many thought would also leave, scored the goal of the night -- a stunning long-range effort into the top corner.

Ajax continue to impress this season, despite losing several star names.
Ajax continue to impress this season, despite losing several star names. JOSE JORDAN/AFP via Getty Images

5:04 p.m. ET, October 2, 2019

Thriller at Anfield

Matias Grez

After 35 minutes of Liverpool's clash against Red Bull Salzburg, the home side was cruising at 3-0 up.

However, some of Liverpool's old defensive demons came back to haunt it as Salzburg replied with three goals of its own in 20 minutes either side of half time.

But just as it looked like the game was finally turning in the Austrian side's favor, up popped Mo Salah to score Liverpool's winning goal. It was Salah's second goal of the night.

That is a huge result for Jurgen Klopp's side following the opening round defeat away to Napoli.

Mo Salah scored the vital winning goal for Liverpool.
Mo Salah scored the vital winning goal for Liverpool. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

4:53 p.m. ET, October 2, 2019

Full time: Barcelona 2-1 Inter Milan

Matias Grez

Barcelona has turned this game on its head and has Luis Suarez to thank for securing all three points.

The Uruguayan was at his scintillating best in the second half, scoring one stunning volley and a second sublime effort to give his side victory.

At half-time, it has to be said, Inter deserved to be leading and will be frustrated to have come away with nothing.

That's now five defeats in five visits to the Camp Nou for the Italians.

Luis Suarez celebrates his winning goal.
Luis Suarez celebrates his winning goal. Alex Caparros/Getty Images

4:44 p.m. ET, October 2, 2019

GOAL! Barcelona takes the lead

Matias Grez

And it's that man again, Luis Suarez.

So much of the credit for that goal has to go to Lionel Messi, however, as the Argentine wriggles his way through the Inter defense to set up Suarez.

Take nothing away from the Uruguayan though, his first touch to set up the killer second was absolutely sublime.