Blow to Inter Milan as Lukaku Ruled Out of Champions League Clash with Madrid

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Italian Giants, Inter Milan will be without their star striker Romelu Lukaku in their Champions League clash with Real Madrid after being ruled out with a thigh injury.

The Belgium forward has scored seven goals in six games for Inter Milan this season.

Real Madrid players Raphael Varane and Eden Hazard during training ahead of today’s Champions League clash with Inter Milan. Photo/Courtesy

Inter are third in Group B with two points from two games a point ahead of the Spanish Champions who last in the group with one point.

Lukaku scored Inter’s both goals in a 2-2 draw with Borussia Monchengladbach earning them a point in their first match of Group B.

On a good news, Inter has welcomed back Aexis Sanchez who returned to training this week after sitting out the past three matches.

However, Inter coach Antonio Conte said that the former Manchester United striker is unlikely to start in Madrid.

On the other hand, Madrid will be without defender Eder Militao who tested positive for coronavirus as they seek to get their first win in the competition.

Real Madrid players in the past training session. Photo/Courtesy

The 13 times Champions League winners will also be without Nacho, Dani Carvajal and young playmaker Martin Odegaard through injury.

Real have struggled to find form in Europe, picking up just one point from two matches.

The Los Blancos needed two late goals to earn a 2-2 draw against Monchengladbach.

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