Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed Cristiano Ronaldo is out of their Champions League clash with Galatasaray.

The former Manchester United forward picked up a strain in his left thigh during Madrid's 5-0 win at Almeria on Saturday, forcing him to be substituted in the 54th minute.

"Cristiano can't play tomorrow, he's had a very small problem but tomorrow we're going to rest him and we're going to see if he can be available for Saturday," Ancelotti told a press conference.

"He has a small muscle strain but he is very confident he can play on Saturday, but if there's any risk of him getting injured, he won't play."

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