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.Bergamo, Province of Bergamo, Italy
The second leg will be played in Madrid on March 16. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@realmadriden)

  • Real Madrid 10-man Atalanta 1-0 on Wednesday in the Champions League Round of 16 first leg
  • Ferland Mendy's strike in Bergamo came four minutes from time
  • Atalanta midfielder Remo Freuler was harshly sent off on 17 minutes

.Basque Country, Spain
Eden Hazard scored only his third goal in La Liga. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@realmadriden)

  • Real Madrid thrashed Alaves 4-1 on Saturday as Eden Hazard led the line with a goal and an assist
  • Coach Zinedine Zidane was absent from the sidelines after testing positive for COVID-19
  • Goals from Casemiro, Benzema and Hazard secured Madrid's second win in 6 matches

.Eibar, Spain
Earlier in the week, coach Zinedine Zidane hailed Benzema as the greatest ever French centre-forward. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Benzema)

  • Real Madrid won 3-1 at Eibar to move level on points with Atletico at the top of La Liga
  • Karim Benzema opened the scoring and created two other goals
  • Luka Modric and Lucas Vazquez were the other Los Blancos' players to get on the scoresheet

.Madrid, Spain
Casemiro opened the scoring for Real Madrid with a header off a Toni Kroos corner. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@realmadriden)

  • Real Madrid defeated Atletico Madrid 2-0 in the derby
  • With the win, Real have move to third in La Liga, 3 points behind Atletico
  • Real ended their city rivals' 26-match unbeaten run in the league

.Madrid, Spain
Karim Benzema scored two identical headers to seal the tie for the Los Blancos. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Benzema)

  • Real Madrid defeated Gladbach 2-0 to reach the Round of I6
  • Ahead of the tie, the 13-time champions were third in their group
  • However, with the win Madrid finished as group winners ahead of Gladbach