Real Madrid 1-0 Rayo Vallecano
An early goal from Karim Benzema earned Real Madrid victory against the bottom table team Rayo Vallecano and move to third place of the La Liga table.
Karim Benzema got the only goal of the game and the winner, 13th-minute making it his 6th La Liga goal of the season. got the winner
Thibaut Courtois forced two injury-time saves to earn Real Madrid the narrow home win.