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Late Pique goal earns Barca derby draw against Espanyol

Gerard Pique salvaged a 1-1 draw for La Liga leaders Barcelona at city rivals Espanyol yesterday morning (Singapore time), keeping their bid for an unbeaten campaign on track, while Atletico Madrid edged out Valencia 1-0 to cut the gap at the top to nine points.

Gerard Moreno gave Espanyol a 66th-minute lead, but Pique met a Lionel Messi corner in the 82nd minute to grab a point. - AFP

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