Soccer-Pedro hat-trick hands Barca win over Getafe

(Adds details) By Tim Hanlon BARCELONA, Dec 22 (Reuters) - An inspired Pedro fired a first-half hat-trick as an injury-plagued Barcelona came from two goals down to beat Getafe 5-2 and go top of La Liga on goal difference. The signs looked ominous for the Catalan side as they went 2-0 down within the first 15 minutes after Sergio Escudero and Lisandro Lopez both found the net for Getafe. With top guns Lionel Messi and Neymar missing through injury and suspension, Pedro took it upon himself to rescue Barcelona. The Canary Islander chipped keeper Miguel Moya and added two clinical finishes before the break.

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