Rodrygo Goes, Vinicius Junior and Luka Modric all scored as Real Madrid edged past Club Brugge on Wednesday.
Real Madrid huffed their way to victory against relegation-threatened Espanyol at the Santiago Bernabeu, but Zinedine Zidane was satisfied.
Real Madrid's Luka Modric handed the Ballon d'Or trophy to Lionel Messi on Monday and then expressed his respect for the Barcelona forward.
Karim Benzema, Federico Valverde and Luka Modric were on target for Real Madrid in a game that saw Gareth Bale booed by his own supporters.
Luka Modric is focused on Real Madrid, but discussed a potential move to Serie A.
Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid in extra time of the 2014 Champions League final and Luka Modric claimed it changed the club's mindset.
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric and Gareth Bale's agent have both denied the Welsh winger is looking for a way out.
Toni Kroos, Eden Hazard and Dani Carvajal will travel with Real Madrid's squad but Gareth Bale and Luka Modric miss the trip to Galatasaray.
Eden Hazard's absence is set to force Zinedine Zidane into further changes in attack for the visit to Real Mallorca.
Zinedine Zidane is unwilling to divulge the details of the chat he had with Manchester United star Paul Pogba in Dubai.