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Ronaldo limped off during Madrid's victory over Almeria on Saturday and his status has everyone around Madrid holding their breath, awaiting the results of test. In his pre-match press conference on Tuesday, head coach Carlo Ancelotti announced that while Ronaldo would be unavailable for Wednesday's match, the damage to his hamstring was not as serious as first feared.
He continued to say that Ronaldo was confident he'd be available on Saturday but Ancelotti stressed that if there was any doubt, he would not risk his leading scorer against Real Valladolid.
Madrid have still said little about Ronaldo's injury other than he sustained a muscle strain, but it looks like it will only be a small bump in the road.
Real Madrid should be just fine without Ronaldo as they face Galatasaray at home. The first match between the two sides back in mid-September ended with Los Blancos leaving Turkey with a 6-1 victory.
Madrid can clinch both Group B and a place in the Round of 16 with a draw or win at the Bernabéu.