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Lukas Podolski has been ruled out for three to four weeks after suffering a recurrence of a foot injury. The Koln striker played the full 90 minutes of their 4-1 defeat against Schalke, but complained of a pain in his left foot after the game.
Real Madrid move seven points clear in Spain
Real Madrid moved seven points clear at the top of La Liga after their 3-1 triumph over basement side Real Zaragoza was followed by an unexpected goalless draw involving Barcelona at Villarreal. Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 31st goal of the season. Third-placed Valencia are nine points behind Barcelona after a 2-2 draw with Racing Santander.
Espanyol maintained their push for a top four finish with a 1-0 win over Mallorca. Fernando Llorente scored a hat-trick in Athletic Bilbao's 3-2 win over Rayo Vallecano. David Zurutuza scored twice in the opening three minutes as Real Sociedad thumped Gijon 5-1 to pile the pressure on visiting coach Manuel Preciado.