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Real Madrid lose Higuain, Khedira for Ajax clash

Real Madrid have lost Gonzalo Higuain and Sami Khedira for tomorrow's Champions League clash at Ajax.

Argentina striker Higuain, who played 76 minutes of Saturday night's 5-1 win over Athletic Bilbao and scored the opening goal, is struggling with a back problem while German midfielder Khedira, who was replaced in the 67th minute, has a hamstring strain.

Madrid have already secured their place in the last 16 of the Champions League but could guarantee themselves top spot in Group G if results go their way this week.

Jose Mourinho's side are currently five points clear of second-placed AC Milan while Ajax are a further point back.

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