Suarez brought about the personal purpose from former Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates that earned Barcelona a 1-Zero Champions League win over Sporting closing night time.
The Uruguayan had a excellent sport to assist ease fears over his fresh shape, having scored simply two times in seven outings this season.
Suarez appeared unsatisfied when he was once taken off past due on by means of Valverde and changed by means of Aleix Vidal.
And Barcelona boss Valverde has published why he made the trade, which brought about Suarez to react angrily at the away bench.
“It was silly, the match was too close, there was no other reason for the change,” he mentioned.
Valverde additionally had to bat away claims his facet had been extra ’dull’ than Barcelona groups of new reminiscence.
“Everyone is free to say what they want,” the 53-year-old said. “I do not lose interest, particularly no longer after we win.
“There are occasions while you win in an exhilarating approach, scoring plenty of objectives, after which there are different occasions when you’ve got to undergo to win. That’s how it’s.
“We knew that so as to win right here we might have to undergo in opposition to sturdy opposition.
“I believe we started the sport in a made up our minds method. We ruled the primary part, despite the fact that we had been uncovered to Sporting’s counter-attacks, they are very fast.
“After the purpose we had 10, 15 mins once they put us beneath force and we misplaced the ball from time to time, which created lack of confidence.
“They had probabilities, however we will have killed the sport off, too… that is how the Champions League is.”