Ronaldo ankle injury "a small thing" says Zidane

Cristiano Ronaldo was injured scoring Real Madrid's first goal against Barcelona

Cristiano Ronaldo was injured scoring Real Madrid's first goal against Barcelona

Lionel Messi put the home side back ahead in the second half but Gareth Bale equalised with 20 minutes to go when he curled one in from 25 yards out.

Ronaldo picked up an injury while scoring during Sunday's 2-2 draw with bitter rivals Barcelona, eventually being forced off at half time of El Clasico as Barca maintained their hopes of going through an entire season unbeaten despite playing 45 minutes with 10 men.

Paris: Serbian referee Milorad Mazic will take charge of the Champions League final between holders Real Madrid and Liverpool on 26 May in Kiev, UEFA announced on Monday. The medical report revealed that the Portuguese forward will be available for the Champions League clash with Liverpool later this month as he will only miss a week out of action.

Dutchman Bjorn Kuipers will referee the Europa League final between Olympique de Marseille and Atletico Madrid, which would be played on May 16 in Lyon, France.

"He's not great right now but I think it's going to be a small thing, it was only a bad movement", Zidane told a news conference.

Speaking after the game, however, Real manager Zinedine Zidane said "we're not anxious about the final", but added that "I can't say how long he'll be out for". I can not tell you how long [he will be out for], but he said that he thinks it isn't much. He said it wasn't much, but we'll see tomorrow, we'll do some tests to see the extend of the damage done to his ankle.

'I can't say how long he'll be out for.

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