Does a day after the question was asked ” Is Real Madrid Overusing Ronaldo?” we learn that Ronaldo could miss Real Madrid’s Champions League last-16 return-leg match against Lyon after being ruled out for up to two weeks because of a leg injury.
Ronaldo injured a muscle in his left leg after scoring his third goal in Thursday’s 7-0 win over Malaga and medical tests Friday by Real doctors have ruled the Ronaldo out for 10 to 15 days.
As a result Ronaldo will miss the Spanish league matches against Racing Santander and Hercules.
In the Champions League, Madrid holds the away-goal advantage ahead of the March 16 second leg after drawing 1-1 at Lyon. Madrid hasn’t reached the quarterfinals of Europe’s top-tier competition since the 2004-05 season.