Related

Article

Bale out of Real Madrid squad

1 October 2013 20:12

Real Madrid will be without Gareth Bale for their UEFA Champions League tie with Copenhagen after the Welshman suffered a hamstring strain.

The club reported on their official website that their world record signing had been diagnosed with a sore left hamstring, with his name omitted from the squad of 21 to face Copenhagen on Wednesday.

Bale had only just returned from a similar injury, which caused him to miss last month's league wins over Getafe and Elche.

He came off the bench for the second half of Saturday's 1-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid, but the latest complaint represents another minor setback in his fledgling career in the Spanish capital.

The Wales international is set to undergo a test to diagnose the problem further on Wednesday.

Bale is reportedly struggling to reach full fitness, having featured in just 45 minutes of pre-season for Tottenham, before heading to La Liga the day before the transfer window closed.

Madrid come into the game at the top of Group B having thrashed Galatasaray 6-1 in Turkey on matchday one, while Copenhagen earned a point thanks to a surprise 1-1 draw at home to Juventus.

Sponsored links

Sunday 2 August

Saturday 1 August

23:50
23:50
23:05
22:56
22:53
22:35
22:13
21:37
21:01
20:48
20:21
20:21
19:59
19:47
19:45
19:00
19:00
18:35
18:34
18:20
18:20
18:13
18:11
17:34
17:09
17:03
16:49
16:25
15:56
15:55
14:36
14:27
13:27
12:57
12:44
11:40
11:00
06:45
05:59
05:56
05:54
04:57
04:52
03:18
02:27
00:59
00:47

Friday 31 July

23:52
23:23
22:46
19:39
19:27
19:03
19:02
18:33
18:21
17:34
17:20
17:01
16:31
15:56
15:35
15:27
13:06
12:59
12:47
12:38
12:16
11:46
11:00
09:28
07:40
07:18
07:02
05:23
05:14
05:00
04:33
04:27
03:50
03:46
02:13
01:18
01:10
00:53

Facebook