“We will go to the Bernabeu with a lot of confidence. Why do we go there and not believe we can win?”
Real Madrid could hand a debut to 21-year-old Brazilian midfielder Lucas Silva, who signed from Cruzeiro this week for a reported £9.7m.
Boss Carlo Ancelotti said: “He’s in good physical shape although he’s not at peak fitness yet because his season only began on 7 January. He’s in good form, he’s part of the squad and could get a run out.
“Cristiano will see out his suspension and will make the most of the situation to train well and be at his best for his return. He doesn’t need any recovery time because he doesn’t have any problems with his knee or with any other part of his body. via BBC Sport