Iker Casillas Injury: Updates on Real Madrid Keeper's Ribs, Likely Return Date

Timothy RappFeatured ColumnistSeptember 17, 2013

ISTANBUL, TURKEY- SEPTEMBER 16: Iker Casillas of Real Madrid attends a training session ahead of their UEFA Champions League Group B match against Galatasaray AS at the Ali Sami Yen Area on September 16, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Burak Kara/Getty Images)
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Iker Casillas can't seem to catch a break. 

Casillas was given a start for Real Madrid in their opening Champions League match against Galatasaray, but had to be taken out of the game after injuring his ribs during a collision with Sergio Ramos.

From AS English:

Iker is going to carry on, with his ribs heavily strapped, after he clashed with Ramos.

— AS English (@English_AS) September 17, 2013

That didn't last long. Casillas off injured. Diego López comes on.

— AS English (@English_AS) September 17, 2013