The Uruguay international appeared to handle the ball as he scored the Anfield team's second goal after Daniel Sturridge had opened his account early in the game.
However, Matt Green clawed a goal back for Mansfield in the 79th minute, which, without Suarez's winner, would have earned the non-league side a lucrative replay on Merseyside.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers defended Suarez's actions after the game, but it is not the first time the forward has been at the centre of controversy during his career.
Here we look at some of the striker's previous moments of controversy.
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