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Pique: Title hopes still alive

March 25, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Gerard Pique expressed his relief after Barcelona kept their La Liga title hopes alive with a defeat of Mallorca despite finishing with ten men.

• Madrid and Barca victorious

Leading 1-0 through a first-half Lionel Messi goal, Barca had Thiago Alcantara sent off after the midfielder received a second yellow card on 56 minutes.

But Barca held on to wrap up the success as defender Pique netted with 11 minutes remaining to keep them within six points of leaders ...

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