Real Madrid beat Atalanta 1-0 in the second round of the Champions League in their first match in Rome on Wednesday.
Ferland Mendy scored for Real Madrid just before the break.
It will be the first meeting between the two clubs in the Champions League, where they will meet again next month.
And Real travel to Italy without their senior players, prompting them to invite six young players to replace the nurses.
Real Madrid have been sidelined since the start of the season, but that has not stopped them from playing for the fifth time in a row, despite their poor form.
Real Madrid were knocked out of the Copa del Rey in January and lost the Spanish Super Cup they won last year in Saudi Arabia.
It was then that the club realized that the challenge ahead was to win La Liga or the Champions League or both.
Real have qualified for this year's La Liga title race after Atletico lost a number of points despite a nine-match unbeaten run.
Atletico are currently top of La Liga with 55 points from one game, Real Madrid are second with 52 points and Barcelona are third with 50 points.
Real have won five games in a row since losing 2-1 at home to Levante in La Liga on January 30.
Five games in a row that Real Madrid have won.
1: La Liga 6 February 2021
Huesca 1 - 2 Real Madrid
2: La Liga 9 February 2021
Real Madrid 2 - 0 Getafe
3: La Liga 14 February 2021
Real Madrid 2 - 0 Valencia
4: La Liga 20 February 2021
Valladolid 0 - 1 Real Madrid
5: Champions League 24 February 2021
Atalanta 0 - 1 Real Madrid
Real Madrid will host Real Sociedad in La Liga on March 1, and a week later, they will visit Atletico Madrid in a La Liga clash again.
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