Real Madrid star Marcelo out of Madrid derby with calf injury

Real Madrid star Marcelo out of Madrid derby with calf injury

- Marcelo suffered a calf injury in Real Madrid's loss to Sevilla on Wednesday

- The Brazilian is set to miss the Madrid derby on Saturday as well as more matches next week

- Real Madrid suffered their first defeat of the season to Sevilla midweek

Real Madrid defence ace Marcelo will not play any role for the Los Blancos in Saturday’s Madrid derby after suffering a calf injury in midweek 3-0 loss to Sevilla.

According to a UK Daily Mail report, citing Marca, Marcelo is also expected to be out of Real Madrid’s Champions League showdown against CSKA Moscow as well as next weekend's trip to Alaves in the La Liga.

The Brazilian has been an important member of the Los Blancos squad for some games, and will be greatly missed by the fans, who will be praying Marcelo’s right leg heals quickly.

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The Galaticos will also be without Spanish star, Isco for the derby, who is recuperating from an appendix surgery.

Meanwhile, previously had reported that Andre Silva’s brace and Wissam Ben Yedder goal in the first half was all Sevilla needed to thrash Real Madrid 3-0 on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, in a La Liga showdown.

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