VIDEO: As Liverpool fail loan star Suso scores stunning free-kick winner

Liverpool are thinking of the title while Suso is thinking of survival - and he helped Almeria cling to La Liga life with a winning goal today.

Liverpool starlet Suso was one of many success stories of last season - coming in for much of the early part of the campaign as Brendan Rodgers went about rebuilding his fragile Reds.

Eventually his first-team playing time diminished, and with the arrival of several direct competitors since January 2013, his opportunities became less and less.

A loan deal therefore seemed likely and Suso himself actually asked to go out on a temporary basis to get regular first team football.

He joined Spanish side Almeria at the start of the season - and has impressed during his time in La Liga.

And today he scored a crucial goal.

Almeria are in a relegation battle at the moment with Real Valladolid, Getafe, Osasuna, Elche and Granada - so every point is crucial.

Today, as his parent club were downed by a fantastic Chelsea performance, he scored a delightful free-kick to earn all three points in a 2-1 win at Espanyol - to keep alive the club’s hopes of survival.

Suso has been linked with moves away from the club next season - with Sevilla said to be keen on a deal - but judging by his match winning performance today Liverpool would be remiss to let him go.

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