Pique in hospital with concussion
BARCELONA, Spain ● Barcelona defender Gerard Pique was taken to a hospital with a concussion after being knocked unconscious during the 2-2 Champions League draw against Chelsea on Tuesday.
Pique exited the match at the Camp Nou in the 25th minute, nine minutes after colliding with teammate Victor Valdes as the pair went to clear a long ball from the chasing Didier Drogba.
Pique laid motionless for some time before eventually getting to his feet and playing. Barcelona says Pique suffered a light concussion.
Defending champion Barcelona failed to reach its third final in four seasons after 10-man Chelsea advanced 3-2 onaggregate.