Real's task appeared to have been made much easier after Atalanta's Remo Freuler was sent off in the 17th minute.
Benzema missed training on Friday morning and Zidane said he will not travel with the team for Saturday's La Liga game away at Real Valladolid.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has tested positive for the coronavirus, the La Liga club said in a statement on Friday.
Real Madrid are currently in second place in the Spanish League table, having a total of 32 points out of 15 games.
Salah said that his future is in Liverpool’s hands, adding that he wants to break all the possible records with the Reds.
Real Madrid put an end to their rivals’ unbeaten start in the league and closed the gap with them to three points.
The Di Stefano will host the derby for the first time, becoming the 13th venue to host the derby.
Zidane said his side had produced their best performance of a stop-start campaign after they strolled to a 2-0 win over Borussia Moenchengladbach.
Under-fire Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said on Friday that he has the backing of the club’s players and hierarchy despite their recent run of poor form.
Zidane badly needs a win from a tough trip to Sevilla on Saturday to revive the La Liga champions’ fortunes as they sit in an undignified fourth position.
The Spanish giants lost the third match in the league this season and they are fourth in the standings with 17 points after 10 matches.
The fixture pile-up affecting Europe’s top clubs is crazy, according to Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane.
Real Madrid are set to be without captain Sergio Ramos for their Champions League trip to Inter Milan.
Rodrygo and his teammates aim to defend their title in Japan after clinching the Gold medal for the first time in the history at home in 2016.
Bale scored his first goal since returning to the Premier League with the winner in this month’s 2-1 victory over Brighton.
Aubameyang has defended his goal celebrations that involve him wearing the masks of different superheroes after being criticised by Real Madrid's Toni Kroos.
Mourinho played down expectations on forward Gareth Bale, saying the Welshman cannot be the same explosive player who left the club to join Real Madrid.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said on Friday that there is no problem between forwards Karim Benzema and Vinicius Junior.
The teenager was the unmistakeable star in a victory that gave life to his wounded side and put him on the map.
Borussia Moenchengladbach’s fine start in the Champions League campaign has been marred by late equalisers conceded against Inter Milan and Real Madrid.