Luis Suarez scored twice and set up another as his new side Atletico Madrid defeated Granada 6-1 at home.

Suarez, who completed his switch to Atletico from Barcelona on Friday, started on the bench but instantly made his mark by releasing Marcos Llorente with an exquisite first touch and the Spaniard produced a first-time finish to score the fourth.

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The Uruguayan then directed a towering header into the net in the 86th minute after a cross from Llorente before scoring again in added time.

Atletico had taken control of the game with a Diego Costa header in the ninth minute and even though Saul Niguez had a penalty saved later in the first half, the home side put the game out of Granada's reach after the interval with goals from Angel Correa and Joao Felix.

Jorge Molina struck a consolation goal for Granada in the 86th before Suarez promptly restored Atletico's five-goal advantage.

They should have doubled their advantage soon after when Joao Felix earned a penalty but midfielder Saul Niguez had his spot kick saved and then volleyed the rebound off target.

Granada had gone into the game on a run of four straight victories in all competitions but Atletico soon put the game out of their reach after the interval.

Record signing Felix picked out Correa and the Argentine superbly controlled before finishing into the far corner in the 47th minute while the Portuguese showed his class to score the third goal soon after.

Felix's brilliant performance was soon upstaged by Suarez, however, the Uruguayan looking insatiable in the 20 minutes he was on the pitch after replacing Costa.

After laying on the pass for Llorente, Suarez looked to have won a penalty when he drew a foul from Fede Vico and was all set to take the spot kick before the referee overturned the decision after reviewing the play on the pitchside monitor.

Suarez, though, went on to prove he still has much to offer at the top level after being forced out by Barca despite his 198 goals for the club in all competitions over six seasons -- the third highest tally by any player in their history.

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