Wednesday February 20 2013
Pique: 'No Barcelona excuses'

Gerard Pique admits Barcelona had “no excuses” for their 2-0 defeat to Milan. “When they scored first, we lost control.”

The midfielder spoke to UEFA after their Champions League Round of 16 first leg loss at San Siro.

“It’s a really bad result,” confessed Pique. “We played badly and cannot make excuses, not for the pitch nor the referee.

“When they scored first, we lost control. This is a difficult place to play and Milan are a club with a big history.

“Obviously we will try to win the second leg, as we must improve and learn from this evening. We will look to respond with one of those magical nights at the Camp Nou.”

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