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Karim Benzema Out With Injury 3 to 4 Weeks

La Liga

Madrid, Spain – Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has been diagnosed with with a muscle injury to his right biceps femoris and will be out between three to four weeks, after going through medical studies this morning in Madrid.

Thus, the Galo forward will miss the second leg of the knockout stages of the Champions League against Roma at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium. In any case, he will be most likely available for the first leg of the quarterfinals, should they maintain the lead against Roma of 2-0.

Merengue’s manager Zinedine Zidane will substitute Benzema with Wales striker Gareth Bale who has been down due to injury.

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