Spain's National Soccer Teams

XXX XXXSenior Writer IAugust 13, 2008

Spain's under-21 side will be playing an important European qualifier against Russia on Aug. 20, the day before the full international side's friendly against Denmark. The match will take place in Moscow, and the following 18 players have been selected.

Bojan Krkic and Diego Capel have been left out after playing the last match against Kazakhstan, although both may well feature in Vicente Del Bosque's plans for the World Cup qualifiers later this year.

Goalkeepers:

Fabri (Deportivo), Sergio Asenjo (Valladolid)

Defenders:

Piqué (Barcelona), Torrejón (Espanyol), Monreal (Osasuna), Miguel Torres (Real Madrid), Crespo (Sevilla)

Midfielders:

Javi Martínez and Susaeta (Athletic Bilbao), Raúl García (Atlético Madrid), Granero (Getafe), Jurado (Mallorca), Javi García (Real Madrid), Sisi (Valladolid)

Forwards:

Xisco (Deportivo), José María Callejón (Espanyol), Jonathan Pereira (Racing Santander), Mata (Valencia)

Spain's under-19 side will be playing in a four-way friendly tournament in Eire later this month, and the coaches have called up the following 18 players for the event.

Albacete: Jaime Romero
Athletic Bilbao: Isma López
Atlético Madrid: Sergio Rodríguez, Pichu Atienza
Barcelona: Iago Falqué
Celta: Joselu Sanmartín
Deportivo: David Rochela
Mallorca: Sergio Enrich
Rayo Vallecano: Jorge Sáez
Real Sociedad: Alberto Morgado
Sevilla: José Antonio Ríos, Salvador González
Valencia: Fernando Martínez
Valladolid: Carlos Lázaro
Villarreal: Diego Mariño, Mario Gaspar Pérez, Miguel Angel Luque, Jordi Pablo

Fixtures will be as follows:

18/08: Spain v Ukraine (Lissywoollen)
19/08: Portugal v Spain (Leah Victoria Park)
21/08: Eire v Spain (Lissywoollen)

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