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WATCH: How Gerard Piqué Helps Lionel Messi Score Free Kicks

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Plus, who Piqué blamed for his miss vs. Leganés

Barcelona v Leganes - La Liga Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images

FC Barcelona defeated Leganés 3-1 with a Lionel Messi hat trick to equal the La Liga record for longest unbeaten run, and it was in some part due to Gerard Piqué. One of the three Messi goals was scored via a free kick, with some help from the defender. The help Piqué provided was by blocking the goalkeeper’s view of the ball by simply standing in the wall and ... well, just being tall.

El Día Después brings us video that makes it plain:

Plus, there are a few other interesting moments from the match: Ivan Rakitić emulating Sergio Busquets; André Gomes recovering balls, but being imprecise with the ball; Ousmane Dembélé being great with the ball, but making mistakes in his off-the-ball movement; and Piqué blaming his glaring miss on Luis Suárez.

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