Real Madrid's LaLiga defeat to Real Betis on Wednesday saw Los Blancos fail to score for the first time in 17 months, ending a streak that had lasted for 73 games.
Real Madrid had last been shut out in spring 2016
Zinedine Zidane's men had been on target in every match they had played since a goalless draw with Manchester City in the Champions League in April 2016.
Having beaten Bundesliga club Bayern Munich's European record - set in 2014 - of netting in 61 consecutive fixtures in May, Real then equalled Brazilian side Santos' 1963 milestone of 73 in Sunday's 3-1 LaLiga win at Real Sociedad.
Real streak ends 23 shy of River Plate mark
Their run stopped 23 short of the 96-game sequence established by Argentinian club River Plate between 1936 and 1939.