Real Madrid overcame the absence of Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo to romp to a 4-1 win at tiny Eibar on Saturday and provisionally return to the top of La Liga.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale are not available for the match and neither is Alvaro Morata.
25' - GOAL! Eibar 0-2 Real Madrid: Real Madrid have their second goal of the game and it's Benzema who has scored it again! From his cross Rodriguez leant back and smacked the post, and Asensio mopped up the rebound.
In a predictably one-sided affair Benzema nearly completed his hat-trick just after the break before Marco Asensio made it 4-0 on the hour.
Ghana worldwide Kevin Prince Boateng took a slight dig at Cristiano Ronaldo after finally scoring his first goal against Real Madrid over the weekend.
Despite rallying to secure a point against Las Palmas, the draw allowed Barcelona to move above Real after they had earlier beaten Sporting Gijon 6-1.
Bale will miss Real's La Liga clashes with Eibar on Saturday and Real Betis next weekend.
Just before their match, Barcelona simply destroyed Sporting Gijon by 6 - 1 and so, they replaced Real and claimed the top position.
"Beforehand the tie is lost, but with some marvellous circumstances.we can get ourselves back into the tie if we play very well", Enrique told Spanish TV station Movistar.
"We can't go over the top".
Danilo has also returned to the squad after his injury lay-off but is unlikely to start the fixture given that he has only just returned to training. We did several changes in the line-up and the players who entered did a great game.
Probably one of the most important match this season for Real Madrid will be against Eibar.
They are one point behind Barcelona, but have a game in hand.
According to Marca journalist Carlos Carpio, the risk of Real Madrid losing Isco to the Premier League this summer is "very high".