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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

.Bergamo, Province of Bergamo, Italy
Isco is a four-time UEFA Champions League winner with Real Madrid. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@isco_alarcon)

  • Real Madrid is set to take on Atalanta for the Round of 16 first leg tie at the Gewiss Stadium
  • Los Blancos are without any of their natural strikers and has gone for Isco as a False 9
  • Meanwhile, Gian Piero Gasperini's men are looking to make the most of a depleted Real Madrid

Los Blancos win again.(Photo Credit: Twitter/Real Madrid)

  • Casemiro's second-half header cutt the gap at the top to just three points
  • Los Blancos victory was their fourth in a row
  • Zinedine Zidane's side have done it without several key players

Real Madrid inched closer to league leaders and city rivals Atletico Madrid.(Photo credit: Twitter/@realmadriden)

  • Madrid were without nine first team players
  • Karim Benzema and Ferland Mendy scored the goals at Valdebebas
  • Madrid's victory puts them in sight of city rivals Atletico

.Barcelona, Spain
The win comes on the back of further controversy surrounding Lionel Messi, whose contract details were published in the Spanish newspaper El Mundo on Saturday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@FCBarcelona)

  • Lionel Messi scored a superb freekick to bring up his 650th Barca goal 
  • Barcelona registered their fifth consecutive league win to climb to second in the La Liga table
  • Atletico Madrid defeated Cadiz 4-2 to stretch their lead at the top to 10 points with a game in hand

.Madrid, Spain
Roger Marti scored the winning goal for Levante after missing a penalty. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@LevanteUD)

  • Real Madrid suffered a 2-1 humbling defeat against Levante on Saturday
  • The defending champions sit second in the table, seven points behind Atletico
  • Militao was shown a red card in the ninth minute at the Alfredo di Stefano Stadium

.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

.Madrid, Spain
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane becomes the latest in a long list of COVID-hit players and staff. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@realmadriden)

  • Zinedine Zidane will now enter a mandatory period of self-isolation 
  • Nacho Fernandes, Luka Jovic and Eden Hazard are among the Real Madid players to have contracted the virus
  • Los Blancos have recorded just one win in five matches in all competitions 

.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
Eden Hazard joined Real Madrid in July 2019.(Photo Credit: Twitter/@hazardeden10)

  • Eden Hazard has missed almost 50 games since joining Real Madrid in 2019
  • The Belgian forward was last injured on November 28
  • He was voted the Premier League's player of the year by his fellow players in 2015