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Suarez nets 2, Barca comes back to beat 10-man Atletico 2-1

  • Barcelona's Luis Suarez, 2nd left, celebrates after scoring his side’s second goal during a Champions League quarter-final, first leg soccer match between FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday April 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

    Barcelona's Luis Suarez, 2nd left, celebrates after scoring his side’s second goal during a Champions League quarter-final, first leg soccer match between FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday April 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)  (The Associated Press)

  • Barcelona's Luis Suarez, right, scores his side's 2nd goal during a Champions League quarter-final, first leg soccer match between FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday April 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

    Barcelona's Luis Suarez, right, scores his side's 2nd goal during a Champions League quarter-final, first leg soccer match between FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday April 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)  (The Associated Press)

  • Barcelona's Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring his side’s second goal during a Champions League quarter-final, first leg soccer match between FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday April 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

    Barcelona's Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring his side’s second goal during a Champions League quarter-final, first leg soccer match between FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday April 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)  (The Associated Press)

Luis Suarez scored two second-half goals to lead Barcelona to a 2-1 comeback victory over 10-man Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Tuesday.

Fernando Torres opened the scoring in the 25th minute, but quickly went from hero to villain for Atletico when two reckless tackles saw him sent off in the 35th.

Atletico resisted the defending champion's push for an equalizer until Suarez finally leveled with an opportunistic goal in the 63rd.

Suarez then put Barcelona ahead in the 74th when he played Dani Alves wide before sending the Brazil defender's cross past goalkeeper Jan Oblak with an unstoppable header.

The win comes three days after Real Madrid ended Barcelona's Spanish record 39-match unbeaten streak with a 2-1 win at Camp Nou.