The injury definitely rules Gareth Bale out of Real Madrid's La Liga games against Real Sociedad and Real Betis in addition to the two Copa del Rey last-16 games against Leganes this month.
Gareth Bale, who has scored only four goals in the league this season, has been injured over 20 times since his 105 million euro signing from Tottenham Hotspur in 2013.
Atletico Madrid have earned the best home record in La Liga at their shiny new ground, but their title ambitions are being held back by their dismal away form.
Diego Godin leads a list of four players who have all been the fulcrum of that reliable rearguard in recent years but have an unclear status at the club whose fortunes they have transformed.
Celta Vigo's Balaidos Stadium can host nearly 30,000 fans and the most noise can be heard when local rivals Deportivo la Coruna come calling.
Former Barcelona player Jordi Cruyff said that Real Madrid's form after Cristiano Ronaldo's departure is a 'warning' to Blaugrana when it comes to Lionel Messi.
Lionel Messi scored Barcelona's second goal to take his league-leading tally to 15 in 17 rounds, including six goals in his last three matches.
Lionel Messi's brilliance powered Barcelona to a 5-0 victory at Levante and kept the defending champions three points ahead of Sevilla and Atletico Madrid in the Spanish league.
Sevilla are second in the standings, locked on 31 points with leaders Barca, who visit Levante later on Sunday as well as third-placed Atletico Madrid, who beat Real Valladolid 3-2 on Saturday.
Griezmann scored twice, including a late winner, after setting up Atletico's opener to earn a hard-fought 3-2 victory at Valladolid on Saturday to pull level on points with Spanish league leader Barcelona.
Enrique Cerezo was speaking to Cristina Garcia Tirado of Spanish television station Cuatro before Atletico's Champions League game away to Club Bruges.
La Liga president Javier Tebas told reporters on Tuesday that he understood Barcelona's decision, while adding the league would not relent on its future plans.
Barcelona's board of directors said the club remained behind the idea of the game aboard, but the ``project will not prosper until there is an agreement between all parties.''
Calleja took over as coach in September 2017, leading the Yellow Submarine to a fifth-placed finish and Europa League football last season.
Gareth Bale ended a three-month goal drought in La Liga to give Real Madrid a nervy 1-0 win away to basement club Huesca on Sunday, taking his side back into the top four at the expense of Alaves.
The Argentine forward scored two masterful free kicks and created a goal for Ousmane Dembele among highlights in a bewitching individual display.
Nikola Kalinic, Antoine Griezmann and Rodrigo each scored a goal each to leave Atletico Madrid even with Barcelona ahead of the Catalan derby against Espanyol.
Real Madrid trounced third division side Melilla 6-1 in a Copa del Rey round of 32-second leg on Thursday, completing a 10-1 aggregate scoreline.
Atletico Madrid did not state how long Diego Costa would be out for, although Spanish media reports indicated he would not be able to return until early February.
Atletico did not state how long Diego Costa would be out for, although Spanish media reports indicated he would not be able to return until early February.
Barcelona's first win in three rounds left them one point above second-placed Sevilla, who rallied to a 1-1 draw at fourth-placed Alaves.
Real Madrid sit sixth in the table, behind the likes of Espanyol and Alaves, six points off league leaders Sevilla, while Saturday's opponents Valencia are 11th.
Luis Suarez had been suffering pain and was not included in Barcelona's squad for the trip to face PSV Eindhoven in the Champions League on Wednesday.
For the second straight year, Atletico Madrid weren't able to hold on to their lead against Barcelona at home, missing another chance to end their its winless streak against the Catalans in La Liga.
Speaking after Madrid's 3-0 loss at Eibar in the Spanish league on Saturday, Ramos denied any wrongdoing and said he has instructed his legal team to take action.