Los Blancos between the defence of their La Liga title this evening with a trip Basque Country.
It's been 12 years since Real Madrid began a season with a loss but his Sociedad team are no pushovers having finished sixth last term.
Real Madrid won nine of their final 10 games post-lockdown to beat Barcelona to the league crown, more of the same form should see them pick up all three points today.
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How to watch
Live stream: With games due to be shown on TV on Channel 435 on Sky, fans can also live stream the matches online via the Premier Player app.