Recre, who stunned Real to win the corresponding fixture 3-0 last season, again made life uncomfortable for the reigning champions in front of their own fans, and Real had to wait until 17 minutes from time to make the breakthrough when Van Nistelrooy scored.
Van Nistelrooy said: ""We have had several chances, and at the end we have been able to score, and win the game. It has been difficult."
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