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Pique fires back at Solari: “They got one more day of rest in La Liga and we beat them 5-1”

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There’s some controversy about Real Madrid’s schedule but Pique doesn’t want to hear anything about it.

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Barcelona defender Gerard Pique answered Santiago Solari’s complaints about Real Madrid’s schedule. Pique talked to the press after Barça’s win in Sevilla.

“They got one more day of rest in La Liga and we beat them 5-1,” said Pique when asked about the matter.

Earlier today, Solari explained why he thinks Real Madrid should’ve faced Levante this Saturday.

“The schedule is interesting, it gives us great entertainment, but because we’re not the ones that decide on it, we see it as a bigger challenge. I didn’t use the word random’ I said that it gives us real entertainment, it really keeps us on our toes and having to play under different circumstances is something we’ll treat as an added challenge,” said Real’s coach.

Pique also shared his thoughts on the upcoming El Clasico, which will decide who advances to the Copa del Rey Final.

“It will be tough to reach the Copa del Rey Final because I’m sure they will go after us at the Bernabeu,” concluded Pique.