Denis Suarez: 'I have a special connection with Messi'

"I have a special connection with Leo, when I play near him I think and I get things right," Denis Suarez, Barcelona's midfielder, said after featuring in his team's 5-2 win over Real Sociedad in the Copa del Rey.

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Denis Suarez scored twice in Barcelona's Copa del Rey quarterfinal triumph at Camp Nou on Thursday.

Denis Suarez, the Barcelona midfielder, has said he has a special connection with team-mate Lionel Messi after starring in Barcelona's Copa del Rey > quarterfinal triumph. Defending champion Barca progressed to the semifinals 6-2 on aggregate after Thursday's entertaining 5-2 win over Real Sociedad.

Denis Suarez scored twice, with his brace completed after combining superbly with Messi eight minutes from the end. "I have a special connection with Leo, when I play near him I think and I get things right," he told BeIN.

Denis Suarez scored last time out in the La Liga rout of Eibar as he opened his account for the Spanish champion. The 23-year-old continued: "It is a team that gives me a good feeling. I think we dominated the game from the start despite their pressure, after the first goal they started leaving gaps and with the three forwards we have, that will kill you."

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