Barcelona face Bayern again, without Messi, after year of upheaval and change
We need change from top to bottom," Gerard Pique said but even he could not have predicted what followed as Barcelona, without Lionel Messi...
Crunch time for La Liga title race, contenders go head to head
Gerard Pique said in any normal season this weekend would decide La Liga’s champion but even he admitted this time there are no guarantees.
New Champions League offers fresh start for Barca but few guarantees
Gerard Pique called for changes from top to bottom but 65 days have passed since the humiliation by Bayern Munich and Barcelona's recovery looks far from complete.
Barcelona star Pique: 'We have hit rock bottom'
Veteran Barcelona defender Gerard Pique described Friday's 8-2 Champions League humiliation at the hands of Bayern Munich as a "disgrace" and claimed the storied club had "hit rock bottom".
Pique wants to keep Coutinho at Barcelona
Gerard Pique wants Brazilian Philippe Coutinho to stay at Barcelona amid fevered interest from the Premier League.
Messi rested for United as Barcelona held by Huesca
Lionel Messi was left out and Gerard Pique watched on television with a bowl of prawns as Barcelona saved themselves for Manchester United by resting 10 players against Huesca on Saturday. Goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen was the only one to keep his place for the goalless draw at El Alcoraz as coach Ernesto Valverde prioritised…
Barcelona must kill off comeback kings Man United, says Pique
Gerard Pique says Barcelona must learn from last season's Champions League collapse against Roma and be wary of Manchester United's powers of recovery ahead of Wednesday's quarter-final clash. Defender Pique, who was part of the United squad that won the European Cup in 2008 before returning to Catalonia, was on the winning side as Barca…
Pique admits Barca have defence problems after Real Betis shock
FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique admitted his side have a problem with their porous defence after the La Liga leaders were beaten 4-3 at home by Real Betis on Sunday.
Bottom-placed Leganes stun Barcelona in La Liga
Bottom club, Leganes stunned Barcelona with a 2-1 win in the Spanish league yesterday, handing the defending champions their second straight setback, AP reports. Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho opened the scoring early, but the host rallied with goals two minutes apart in the second half to earn its first win in six league games this season.…
'Potato field' pitch probe after Barcelona fury
Spanish football authorities on Sunday said they could punish La Liga outfit Valladolid for the sub-standard condition of their pitch, which cut up badly during their 1-0 defeat by Barcelona the day before. Astonishingly the pitch had only been laid four days ahead of the game, during which some sections became detached in pre-fabricated square…