FC Barcelona News: 19 June 2012; Spain Advance to Quarter-Finals, Friendly Game Against PSG Announced

Iniesta was again crucial to Spain's success - he was named Man of the Match.

Spain 1-0 Croatia: Navas snatches late winner | Zonal Marking
Spain played an extremely cautious game, but won after Croatia pushed forward. Vicente Del Bosque kept the same starting XI, meaning Fernando Torres again spearheaded the attack. Spain were particularly unimpressive despite their eventual win, predictably dominating possession but creating few chances. despite

Spain 'suffered' against Croatia, admits Iniesta - Goal.com
Iniesta conceded that the match was "very difficult", with a win against the Croatians far from a formality. He told reporters: "Yes, we suffered. It was a tough and very difficult game for us. It's the kind of games where you are close... but not. And that is dangerous.

Seven out of eight through | FC Barcelona
The group stage of the Euro 2012 Tournament is over for the Barça players and seven of them – with the Spanish team-will be involved in the quarter finals. Only Holland’s Ibrahim Afellay will be coming home early after the Dutch failed to take a single point and finished bottom of Group C.

FC Barcelona will play on August 4th against PSG in Paris | FC Barcelona
Barça will be taking part in the first edition of Le Trophée de Paris organised by PSG. This friendly game is taking place thanks to Qatar Sport Investment and Qatar Foundation and their commitment to football as they bring together two of Europe’s most important clubs. The match will be a very exciting preview of both teams’ coming season.

10 games played at the Parc des Princes | FC Barcelona
Return leg of the quarterfinals. It has been more than 17 years since FC Barcelona have been at the Parc des Princes. It was a bad night for the Azulgranas, who were eliminated after losing 2-1. The two teams came away with a 1-1 draw in the away leg at the Camp Nou.

Catalan continues to be spoken on Barça bench | FC Barcelona
Following his official appointment as first team coach, Tito Vilanova became the 14th Catalan manager. The first was Romà Forns, from 1927 to 1929 and since then, big names such as Josep Samitier, Salvador Artigas, Joaquim Rifé, Carles Rexach and Pep Guardiola have occupied the manager’s seat at the Camp Nou.

Keita: I would like to finish my career at Barcelona - Goal.com
Seydou Keita is desperate to stay at Barcelona, revealing that his dream is to finish his career at the club. The Mali international still has two years to run on his current contract with the Blaugrana but he will be free to leave Camp Nou at the end of June having failed to feature in at least 50 per cent of the Catalans' official outings last season.

Granada appoint Anquela - Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Anquela enters his first top-flight post after guiding tiny Alcorcon out of the third tier of Spanish football to the gates of La Liga, where they fell to Real Valladolid in a promotion play-off last weekend.

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