Carlo Ancelotti's unbeaten team have begun this campaign where they left off last season, when they won the Champions League and LaLiga double.
Real Madrid dropped their first points of the campaign in a 1-1 home draw against Osasuna last Sunday.
"If we look at the last Champions League finalists, Liverpool, a historic team with six European Cups, it turns out that we have played them only nine times in 67 years."
Soccer Football - LaLiga - Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid - Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain - September 18, 2022 Real Madrid's Federico Valverde celebrates after the match REUTERS/Susana Vera
Real Madrid then did what they always do nowadays, dusted themselves down and responded with a brilliant equaliser just before half time
Muriqi celebrates his goal.
Second-placed Barcelona, who sit two points behind Real, will look to put pressure on their arch-rivals.
Mallorca preparing for Real Madrid.
Real Madrid will be without talisman Karim Benzema.
Villarreal, Real Madrid, Betis and Osasuna share top spot in Spain.
Barcelona played a friendly against Manchester City on Wednesday night.
Led by former Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini, Copa del Rey champions Betis are flying.
Real Madrid celebrate scoring against Almeria.
Determined to end their three-year LaLiga title drought, Barcelona were Europe's biggest spenders in the close season.
Soccer Football - European Super Cup - Real Madrid v Eintracht Frankfurt - Helsinki Olympic Stadium, Helsinki, Finland - August 10, 2022 Real Madrid's Thibaut Courtois with the trophy as he celebrates with teammates after winning the European Super Cup REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach