clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

FC Barcelona News: 1 April 2013; 21 Players In Squad for Paris Saint-Germain Clash, Xavi and Jordi Alba Travel With the Team

David Ramos

PSG and Mallorca mark FC Barcelona's week | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona will return to the Champions League three weeks after eliminating AC Milan from the competition. Tito Vilanova’s men will take on PSG on Tuesday at 20.45 at the Parc des Princes in the away leg of the quarter-finals. It will be Barça’s first match of the week.

Xavi and Jordi Alba in squad for Paris | FC Barcelona
Xavi Hernández and Jordi Alba will be travelling to Paris for Barça’s Champions League game on Tuesday night against PSG. The midfield’s right hamstring troubles are now behind him and the full back was also declared fully fit on Sunday morning. That means 21 players are available with Víctor Valdés, who was suspended against Celta, also returning to the squad.

Paris Saint-Germain and FC Barcelona, face to face | FC Barcelona
Paris Saint-Germain and FC Barcelona, rivals in the quarter finals of the Champions League, have an excellent record in the European competition this season. The French side are among the teams that have won the most matches (6 of 8), while the Catalans have won 5.

Atletico settle for draw against Valencia - Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Atletico Madrid were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Valencia and missed the chance to return to second in La Liga. Brazilian forward Jonas found the net for the visitors after five minutes but within 60 seconds, Radamel Falcao was on hand to convert his only chance of the match.

Sociedad secure in fourth after draw - Yahoo! Eurosport UK
The covering Espanyol defender booted Antoine Griezmann's attempted lay-off past his own keeper for the equaliser in the 76th minute as Sociedad extended their run to 19 games with only one defeat. The club from San Sebastian are fourth with 48 points and nine games left, one ahead of fifth-placed Malaga who won 3-1 at Rayo Vallecano on Saturday.

Osasuna boost survival hopes | Sky Sports Football
Osasuna's hopes of avoiding relegation were handed a huge boost after they came from behind to beat Valladolid. An own goal by centre-back Ruben gave the hosts an early lead but two goals by Kike Sola within 10 minutes after half-time put Jose Mendilibar's side in the lead, before Miguel De Las Cuevas scored his first goal for the club to make sure of the points.

Deportivo edge to victory | Sky Sports Football
Victor Casadesus gave Gregorio Manzano's side the lead but a wonderful goal from Silvio put Deportivo back on level terms. Carlos Marchena gave the visitors the lead early in the second half and Riki extended their advantage, before Alfaro scored a late goal to set up a tense finish.

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Barca Blaugranes Daily Roundup newsletter!

A daily roundup of Barca news from Barca Blaugranes