Real Madrid escaped the possibility of dropping points as they managed to come out victorious by 2-1 against Celta Vigo at Santiago Bernabeu.
Spanish midfielder Isco will not be able to play in their La Liga game against Celta Vigo on Saturday, with Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema also sidelined with injuries.
Manchester City have confirmed the capture of Celta Vigo forward, Nolito reuniting the Spaniard with former manager Pep Guardiola.
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane praised Cristiano Ronaldo while playing down the criticism levelled against the team from the fans at Santiago Bernabeu.
Cristiano Ronaldo took Santiago Bernabeu by a storm as he scored 4 goals in the second half to lead Real Madrid to a 7-1 win over Celta Vigo.
Cristiano Ronaldo silenced his critics with four goals in Real Madrid's 7-1 mauling of Celta Vigo on Saturday after being jeered by certain sections of the home support.
Celta Vigo will prove to be a tough opposition at the Bernabeu as Eduardo Berizzo has the talent in his squad to capitalize on Real Madrid's injury concerns.
FC Barcelona's magical South American triumvirate turned on the style as the Catalans put in a scintillating display at the Camp Nou to register a 6-1 thumping win over Celta Vigo.
FC Barcelona manager Luis Enrique hailed his side's "spectacular" performance on the night after they blasted six goals past Celta Vigo to reclaim top spot in the league table.
Still sitting at the top of the table with two games in hand, Barcelona host 7th placed Celta Vigo as they look to extend their lead over the two clubs from Madrid.