"I'm not the one who should rail against that issue", said Pique.
"I've been part of this project for a year and a half, we've picked up 80 points during this time, we're in the quarter-finals, we've beaten Barcelona and the fans are excited".
It's the first of three matchups in a few-week span between the two sides, with Barcelona hosting the second leg on January 25 before Espanyol hosts a league match on February 4. The visitors got a penalty after an hour when Esteban Granero fouled Sergio Roberto in the penalty box.
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"We hope that the supporters don't insult the players and throw things at them".
Melendo netted the victor with a low shot from the middle of the area after a well-timed pass by Marc Navarro.
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde was calm after defeat to Espanyol last night.
There was little in the way of goalmouth action at the start of the second period, ahead of an enforced substitution as Ivan Rakitic replaced the injured Paulinho.
Puerto Rican students lose it when their school's electricity is finally reconnected
The school has been without power since Hurricane Maria in September. School officials there say they spent 112 days in the dark.
The capital was rocked by the comeback, but Diego Costa continued his hot streak since returning from the Premier League, opening the scoring for Atletico after 17 minutes.
The result ended Atletico's four-game winning run.
Police said an Atletico fan in his early 20s was hospitalized in a serious but stable condition before the match after being stabbed in a fight near a metro station in the stadium area. Ruben Sobrino had a shot from all of 30 yards out which arrowed into the top corner.
Alaves played a man down from the 77th after defender Adrian Dieguez was sent off with a second yellow card.
Fractured Republicans seek unity to avert shutdown
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