“The player Luis Suarez suffers from a muscle injury in his left leg,” Atletico Madrid said in a statement.
“Suarez underwent tests after feeling pain in training on Wednesday, and he is waiting for a response to treatment,” the statement added.
Atletico Madrid did not announce the expected duration of Suarez’s absence.
The Madrid team is preparing to meet Real Betis next Sunday in the Spanish League.
Atletico Madrid’s balance is at 66 in first place, one point behind Barcelona and 3 points behind rivals Real Madrid.
This comes days before an upcoming confrontation between Real Madrid and Barcelona in the next round of the Spanish League.
Atletico Madrid have only won 4 times in their last 10 La Liga rounds, drawn 4 and lost twice.