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Kaka among trio sidelined for Real Madrid

Former FIFA World Player of the Year Kaka is one of three players who will miss Real Madrid's Champions League game against Lyon on Wednesday.

Kaka and fellow Brazilian Marcelo, along with Spaniard Alvaro Arbeloa, are all sidelined with minor injuries. Kaka has a calf problem and Marcelo and Arbeloa both have thigh injuries.

Real Madrid has won its first three Champions League matches without allowing a goal, and visits Lyon on Wednesday. Real defeated Lyon, 4-0, at the Bernabeu in the clubs' first meeting in Group D.

The Spanish club will secure a berth in the knockout round with a victory.