Karim Benzema missed Real Madrid's win at Real Valladolid and will not play against Atalanta in the Champions League unless fully fit.
Real Madrid beat Real Valladolid at Estadio Jose Zorrilla to make it four LaLiga wins in a row, courtesy of Casemiro's second-half header.
Real Madrid's injury list has deepened for this weekend's trip to Real Valladolid with Karim Benzema unavailable.
A simulation provided by Stats Perform AI puts Atletico Madrid firmly at the top of LaLiga at the end of the season.
Barcelona's four-match winless run on the road in LaLiga is over after Lionel Messi's record-setting goal helped them to an easy victory.
Lionel Messi has confirmed his commitment to Barcelona and boss Ronald Koeman is hopeful the forward can help turn around the club's form.
Thomas Lemar snapped a 44-game scoreless run for Atletico Madrid in their win over Real Valladolid, much to the delight of Diego Simeone.
Atletico Madrid saw off Real Valladolid 2-0 at the Wanda Metropolitano to climb above Real Sociedad at LaLiga's summit.
Atletico Madrid could end Saturday atop LaLiga, but Diego Simeone remains focused on the threat of an improved Real Valladolid.
Atletico Madrid striker Luis Suarez has given the club a boost after he tested negative for coronavirus and will resume training on Friday.