Carlo Ancelotti’s side have now won their last three matches in all competitions. Los Blancos’ next game is away at Villarreal, in what is becoming an increasingly tense title battle.
Real Madrid earned a 1-0 victory over Cacereno at the Estadio Principe Felipe, securing their spot in the Copa del Rey round of 16.
After startling Girona with a 2-1 victory on December 22, Julio Cobos’ team was looking for another La Liga victory, but although playing wonderfully, this proved to be a step too much.
Given that the hosts compete in Group 5 of the Segunda Division RFEF, the bottom tier of the Spanish league structure, the outcome was nonetheless extraordinarily outstanding.
It was a pleasant victory for Ancelotti’s team, who has now won three straight games overall.
At the weekend, they return to La Liga with a game away at Villarreal in what is turning into a more competitive race for the championship.
Barcelona now leads the table on goal differential, with teams led by Xavi and Ancelotti both having 38 points after 15 games.