Real Madrid were saved from losing three points to Valencia by Karim Benzema’s late equaliser in La Liga match on Sunday at the Mestalla.

Carlos Soler scored the lead for Valencia at the 78th minute after Real failed to score despite pressure on their hosts.

But Benzema scored five minutes to stoppage time to grab a point for Los Blancos.

Zidane’s side are second in La Liga with 35 points, same as first placed Barcelona who played a 2-2 draw against Real Sociedad on Saturday.

Next, Real will face Barcelona In El Clasico match on Wednesday at Camp Nou while Valencia will visit Real Valladolid on Saturday in Week 18.