Spain reported for duty on Monday with just one Real Madrid player in their ranks, something that always feels a little strange...
Benzema's goals are keeping Zidane's side in the hunt for the title, with Atlético Madrid now just six points ahead and without a game in hand.
Real Madrid drew 1-1 with Real Sociedad in LaLiga at home leaving them still five points behind Atlético Madrid at the top of the LaLiga table.
Mendy scored late on to give Real Madrid a narrow 1-0 win in the Champions League over Atalanta. Alfredo Relaño analyses the action in Bergamo.
REAL MADRID VS GETAFE
Those happy days when Madrid’s second string, which gave Zidane the chance to rotate his team in key moments, seem long behind us, writes Alfredo Relaño.