Even without Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid completed a Supercopa de Espana triumph over Barcelona.
Barcelona will be without Andres Iniesta for the second leg of the Supercopa de Espana against Real Madrid.
After a home reverse in the Supercopa first leg, Ernesto Valverde is setting his Barcelona side up to take the title from Real Madrid.
Wins against Manchester United and Barcelona have allayed fears over Real Madrid's pre-season form - not that Zinedine Zidane was worried.
We look at the five matches Cristiano Ronaldo will miss due to his suspension and whether Real Madrid should be worried.
Scooping the Supercopa de Espana is surely a good omen for the season to come, right? Well, apparently in the case of Real Madrid the answer is 'no'.