Wales forward Gareth Bale produced an acrobatic finish from close range on the volley to put Madrid ahead against their neighbours in the eighth minute of the game, narrowly beating the offside trap despite protests from the visiting players.
Real Madrid: Kiko Casilla 7 (out of 10), Jesus Vallejo 6, Theo Hernandez 6, Achraf Hakimi 6, Casemiro 5, Mateo Kovacic 6, Marcos Llorente 7, Dani Ceballos 6, Karim Benzema 7, Gareth Bale 8. "The attitude was exemplary", he told a post-match press conference. His progression is normal and what he's doing, he's doing well. "The most important thing is to recover, return to the group and to train normally", he added.
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Club captain Sergio Ramos and Raphael Varane have also been granted a break, with Marcelo the only experienced defender selected by Zidane. His return from this painful knock which has been classed as an AC joint sprain on his left arm is highly dependent on the player's response to treatment in the coming days with potential relapses likely if rushed back into action, according to MARCA.
Gareth Bale has not ruled out a move to Bayern Munich in the summer, but insists his only concern is to do well for Real Madrid. There are some players who are performing well at the moment.
"We need them and I'll do everything possible so that they know that they're important and that they're not affected by whats said on the outside".