REAL MADRID return to La Liga action this weekend when they face Mallorca.

Carlo Ancelotti’s Real thrashed Celtic 3-0 as they began their defence of their Champions League trophy in the week – but the win came at a cost.

Star man Karim Benzema is facing  a spell on the sidelines

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Star man Karim Benzema is facing a spell on the sidelines

Striker Karim Benzema faces three weeks out with a thigh injury, after being forced off in the 30th minute of the Parkhead victory.

The club said in a statement: “Following tests carried out on our player Karim Benzema by the Real Madrid Medical Services, he has been diagnosed with an injury to the semitendinosus tendon and a strain to the quadricep muscle in his right thigh.

“His recovery will continue to be assessed.

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When is Real Madrid vs Mallorca?

Real Madrid vs Mallorca takes place on Sunday, September 11.

The fixture kicks off at 1pm UK – this is 2pm over in Madrid.

Real’s Bernabeu plays host.

Luka Modric scored in the win over Celtic

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Luka Modric scored in the win over Celtic

What TV channel and live stream is Real Madrid vs Mallorca on?

Real Madrid vs Mallorca will be broadcast live on Premier Sports 1.

LaLiga TV on Premier Sports starts from £7.99 per month for subscribers.



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