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Center-back Gerard Pique had to leave the field due to injury early in the first half against Athletic Bilbao.
In the pre-match press conference, coach Ronald Koeman said Pique had encountered mild problems but still trained normally during the week. And the lack of 100% fitness caused Pique to leave the field after some stressful situations with the opponent.
Losing points against Bilbao, Barca also received bad news from Pique
Statistics show that Pique has been substituted 6 of the last 13 starts for Barca due to injury. This year Pique is 34 years old and no longer contributes to Barca as much as expected.
In fact, Pique’s contribution to Barca last season was also insignificant because of injuries. The player was sidelined for four months with a knee injury midway through last season. He returned but was healthy for less than a month before being sidelined due to another problem.
That makes Pique only 18 appearances for Barca in La Liga. Coach Koeman’s army finished in third place overall after the two Madrid teams.
This story will probably repeat this season when Pique had a problem right in the second round. However, Barca still had to thank this player when he accepted a salary reduction in time for the team to register. rookies, most notably Memphis Depay with consecutive goals for the team. It was the Dutchman who equalized 1-1 for Barca against Bilbao but this was also the final score at San Mames Stadium.
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Here are the notable general news in the news section on Bongda24h on the evening of August 21, 2021.
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