Heinze out for five weeks

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Real Madrid coach Bernd Schuster is facing a defensive crisis after Gabriel Heinze was ruled out for five weeks.

The Argentinian centre-back has a torn hamstring and joins Fabio Cannavaro and Christoph Metzelder on the sidelines, but full-back Marcelo insists the league leaders have enough strength in depth to cover ahead Wednesday´s Copa Del Ray clash with Mallorca.

"I worry about the players who are injured, but this is a great squad and we have other players who can play," said the Brazilian.

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