Karim Benzema was the saviour for Real Madrid in the 1-1 draw against Leganes in the laliga on Monday night.
Jonathan Silva gave the hosts the lead on the stroke of half time.
Real Madrid probed for an equaliser but all to no avail before Benzema restored parity for the visitors.
Leganes earned their first ever point against Real Madrid in the encounter.
Gareth Bale endured another frustrating night when he came off the bench with twelve minutes to go but he only had four touches and walked straight to the tunnel after the final whistle.
The Welsh international has been linked with a move away from the Spanish capital.
Real Madrid are just playing for pride because they are no longer in any competition having been sent packing in the Champions League and the Cops Del Rey and not in the running for the Laliga title.
Zinedine Zidane has been brought back to rebuild the squad that won three European Titles on the bounce.