Barcelona defender Gerard Pique: Cadiz draw no title setback

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Barcelona defender Gerard Pique insists the title race remains alive after their 1-1 draw with Cadiz.

The defender insists , that although it won't be easy, Barcelona are still in the title race.

"It's a tough one to take because Atletico's loss gave us a chance and it was a game where [Cadiz] made problems for themselves, sitting so deep," said Pique.

"We created quite a lot and had two goals ruled out. A penalty in the 90th minute, it's hard to take.

"But considering where we came from [losing 4-1 at home to Paris Saint-Germain], the key thing mentally was to get another three points... but we're still in it [the title race]."

The 34-year-old feels the coming weeks could be key as the Blaugrana enter now-or-never territory if they are to mount a serious title challenge.

"Every game you don't win, your chances reduce a little," said Pique.

"LaLiga is long distance and there's a lot of ground left to cover. It's not insurmountable, but it will depend on the coming games.

"If we get into a good rhythm, which lets us get good results, we could be in with a shout. It's difficult, of course, but we have to give it a go."

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