The Los Blancos certainly were not at their best on Saturday afternoon, but still managed to go top of the Spanish La aliga (Atletico Madrid and Barcelona are playing later), with a narrow 1-0 win against Real Sociedad. Still without their first star in the team, Cristiano Ronaldo, once again, the Welsh player Gareth Bale stepped in and fired a winner ten minutes before the end of the game.
Real Madrid subs: Casilla, Pepe, Marcelo, Carvajal, Isco, Kovacic, Jese.
Real Madrid (4-3-3): Navas; Danilo, Varane, Sergio Ramos, Nacho; Casemiro, Modric, James; Vazquez, Borja, Bale.
Real Sociedad subs: Granero, Oier, Ruben Pardo, Litri, Reyes, De la Bella, Bautista.
Real Sociedad (4-3-3): Rulli; Zaldua, Elustondo, Gonzalez, Yuri; Xabi Prieto, Illarramendi, Bergara; Bruma, Oiarzabal, Zurutuza.