Bartomeu defended Pique:His reaction was normal

football picks Barcelona President Josep Barthomeu sees nothing wrong with Gerard Pique`s reaction after the equalizer`s strike against the city`s rival Espanyol. Defender made the end of the game and brought the point of Blauwaranas in the heavy weather conditions of the stadium in Corneia de Jorge. Then Pique put a finger in front of his lips, inviting the hosts to silence.

The way Pique celebrates his goal is normal. Many players do it. Not for the first time we see a player who does something like this. It`s normal. We saw it at Camp Nou, as well as at other stadiums in Spain. This is a normal reaction after an important equalizing goal minutes before the end. He explained that he did it after insulting his wife, Barthomeu said in an interview with Mundo Deportivo on his 55th birthday. Valencia plays well, is strong in the league and has a young team. We lead 1-0 after the first game by archive of football picks but this is not enough to be calm. We have to work to celebrate after the second game, was his commentary on the semi-final match with the Valencians in the King`s Cup tournament. The rematch is on Thursday at Mestaya stadium.

Pique, however, will not be available to Ernesto Valverde for the match tomorrow because he was injured after a clash with Gerard Moreno at the draw in question. Espanyol is the favorite loser of 3 in Los Cules - the defender has 6 goals against the `parrot` in all the tournaments.

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