Leganes 1 Real Madrid 1: In-form Benzema secures point for Zidane's side

Zidane says Madrid set to make changes after poor season

Zidane openly admits Real Madrid are 'going to make changes'

Chances were few and far between in the first half but Madrid could twice have taken the lead as Marco Asensio scuffed his finish after being put through by Isco and Raphael Varane's shot was blocked after a goalline scramble.

Marca claims Zinedine Zidane does not want the Welshman, 29, in his squad next season after bringing him on for just ten minutes in Monday's shock 1-1 draw at Leganes.

"All of my players are important and good, but we are going to make changes", Zidane said on Sunday.

While for Leganes the draw extends their unbeaten streak to four league games, but have not defeated Madrid in league play in the last six matchups.

Benzema equalised at the start of the second half for his 26th goal of the season (18th in La Liga) to rescue Real, who looked totally uninspired throughout the game.

The defensive midfielder did not have many chances when Zinedine Zidane was manager last season despite the Frenchman heavily praising his performances from the loan stint at Deportivo Alaves in 2016/17. "Even if this might have been a bad season, we must all give a bit more".

David de Gea is also believed to be wanted by Real Madrid though pundit Steve Nicol believes Manchester United should stand firm this summer.

However, Unai Emery's men held out for a first clean sheet away from home in the Premier League this season to move ahead of Chelsea on goal difference into fourth. "He is a fantastic player and this year what has changed is that he has scored many more goals, so I am happy for him".

Gareth Bale was introduced as an 81st-minute substitute and made little impact.

"We're always willing to win and we've got our pride, our love for the shirt is worth a lot more, and we have to demand more wins and better results from ourselves".

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