Barcelona tops La Liga with help of Pique`s goal

London: Gerard Pique`s header kept Barcelona on top of La Liga as Atletico Madrid blew their chance to climb above them.

The defender`s goal came as Barcelona dropped points for only the fourth time this season in the 1-1 draw with Levante.

Loukas Vyntra fired the home side into a shock lead in the 10th minute.

But Pique levelled nine minutes later with a close-range header.

That result gave Atletico the chance to go top with a win at home to Sevilla, reports.

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