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Fans in hysterics as Gerard Pique brought off bench by Barcelona to play as a striker

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Gerard Pique played as a makeshift striker for Ronald Koeman’s struggling Barcelona side on Monday evening as they managed to snatch a late equaliser against Granada at the Nou Camp.

The veteran defender was initially named on the bench for their first La Liga outing in three weeks, but came on in an unfamiliar position as the Catalan giants tried to force an equaliser.

Koeman’s young side got off to the worst possible start as Domingos Duarte grabbed an early goal after just 90 seconds, and they failed to force an opening for the next 88 minutes despite having almost 80% possession.

With the former Southampton and Everton boss seemingly running out of ideas, Pique came off the bench for Yusuf Demir, and went on to play alongside Luuk…



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