Ronaldo, Ramos, Varane left out of Madrid squad to face Leganes

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Real Madrid are looking to win their third consecutive Champions League title.

Real Madrid host Leganes at the Bernabeu where only a win for the hosts will keep alive their minuscule hopes of maintaining a La Liga title bid. We lost a lot of points at the beginning, then we were a bit better but that can happen in a season.

Zidane made sweeping changes to the team which beat Bayern 2-1 in Wednesday's first leg at the Allianz Arena, with Bale and Karim Benzema returning. But Real Madrid held on and with this victory, they are just one point behind second-placed Atletico Madrid.

However, Mayoral managed to score Real's second goal in the first-half last gasp.

Forward Lucas Vasquez is another option, having slotted into the role for the final 10 minutes of the first leg. Marco Asensio, scorer of the winning goal in Munich, is set to come in for Isco.

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Leganes grew into the game after the break as Real's thoughts perhaps turned towards Bayern, and Miguel Guerrero wasted an excellent chance to halve the deficit as he headed wide from a Nabil El Zhar cross.

Gareth Bale scored the opening goal against Leganes after not playing against Bayern, while Borja Mayoral made the most of a rare start by scoring the second goal right before halftime.

On-loan Watford winger Amrabat was proving unsafe, and the Moroccan saw a low shot saved by stand-in Real goalkeeper Kiko Casilla.

Darko Brasanac turned home as Leganes rallied and only a fine Kiko Casilla save denied Unai Bustinza an equaliser.

But despite the changes, Zidane was full of praise for his changed side, although admits that Real Madrid's La Liga form has not been up to par this season.

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