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Massive blow to Real Madrid as Hazard ruled out of Champions League tie with Man City

- Eden Hazard will be on the sidelines when Real Madrid take on Man City in the Champions League in midweek

- The Belgium international limped off in Los Blancos' shock defeat to Levante in La Liga which saw them drop to second on the log

- Hazard who made a big summer from Chelsea had just recovered from an injury suffered during Real's clash with PSG three months back

Eden Hazard is officially out of Real Madrid's Champions League tie with Man City at the Santiago Bernabeu in midweek.

The Belgian winger was substituted during Los Blancos' 1-0 loss to Levante after returning from a three-month injury.

The 28-year-old was brought down by a Levante player while trying to defend for Real as he struggled to get back on his feet and limped all through the match before he was subbed off for Vinicius Junior.

Real Madrid have confirmed the injury to their star stating that the former Chelsea star suffered a fracture to his right distal fibula.

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"Following the tests carried out today on our player, Eden Hazard, by the Real Madrid medical department, he has been diagnosed with a fracture to his right distal fibula. His recovery will continue to be assessed."

Zinedine Zidane's side loss to Levante saw them drop to second place on the La Liga table after losing five points in two matches.

After the midweek game with City, Los Merengues will host their fiercest rivals Barcelona in the second El clasico of the season at the weekend.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Levante vs Real Madrid ended in a 1-0 victory from the home side as the defeat put Los Blancos behind Barcelona before next weekend's El Clasico.

It took a great strike from Jose Luis Morales to separate both sides after 79 minutes of play without a goal.

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Los Blancos controlled play in the first half but Levante were equal to the task as the team from Valencia frustrated La Liga giants to a scoreless first half.

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