Real Madrid's Gareth Bale goes off injured during the UEFA Champions League Group A match against Shakhtar Donetsk.
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Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale is expected to be sidelined for about two weeks because of a left calf injury.
Madrid says tests conducted Thursday confirmed the Welshman sustained a muscle injury in the team’s 4-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League on Tuesday.
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Bale was injured in the 28th minute and had to be assisted off the field.
Madrid had announced Wednesday that Sergio Ramos dislocated a joint in his left shoulder against Shakhtar, and defender Raphael Varane also had to be substituted during the game at the Santiago Bernabeu because of a knock to his ankle.
It was unclear when Ramos and Varane would be available.
Madrid hosts Granada in the Spanish League on Saturday.