Zinedine Zidane's side have been in relentless form since the restart and another win today will see them move seven points clear of Barcelona in the race for the Spanish title.
Barcelona are in action away to Villarreal this evening, knowing they also have the inferior head-to-head record.
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- GOAL! Ramos scores from penalty spot
- CHANCE! Asenio goes close
- HT: Goalless at the break
- Asensio starts first game of the season
- Real Madrid starting XI confirmed
- Athletic Club starting XI confirmed
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LaLiga will be available on Premier Sports with LaLigaTV for the rest of the season. To get access to all the games, customers should visit premiersports.com and register.
With games due to be shown on TV on Channel 435 on Sky, fans can also live stream the matches online via the Premier Player app.
Pre-match coverage will start at 12pm BST.
Raphael Varane and Eden Hazard are both available this afternoon.
Prediction: Athletic Club 0-1 Real Madrid
San Mames is very an easy place to visit but Real have been relentless since the restart, winning six straight games to take control of the title race.
A narrow win for the visitors.
Head to head (h2h) history and results
The Basques held Real to a goalless draw at the Bernabeu just before Christmas