An impressive week has put Madrid in sight of winning both La Liga and the Champions League, after they beat Barcelona in the Clasico last weekend before knocking out Liverpool on Wednesday.
The Brazil defender makes it nine players currently on the sidelines for Zinedine Zidane, who called up six youth teamers for Tuesday's 2-0 win over Getafe.
Casemiro opened the scoring for Zinedine Zidane’s team in the 15th minute. A long strike by Dani Carvajal, that ricocheted off the post and the back of goalkeeper Jan Oblak before going in, sealed the victory midway through the second half.
Real Madrid, who have not won the title since 2017, lead the table on 74 points, four ahead of Barcelona with five games left and have a superior head-to-head record over the Catalans
The crucial moment in the game came when Real midfielder Federico Valverde deliberately fouled Alvaro Morata when he was through on goal in the 115th minute, avoiding a clear chance for Atletico but earning a straight red card
Euro 2020 Qualifiers: In-form Alvaro Morata returns to Spain squad; Sergio Busquets only Barcelona player to feature
Spain have already qualified for Euro 2020 ahead of their final two group matches at home to Malta on 15 November and Romania on 18 November
Atletico Madrid led 5-0 at half time and were 6-0 before Real Madrid got on the scoreboard before a packed house in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Champions League: Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos charged by UEFA for drawing deliberate booking during tie against Ajax
Real Madrid centre-back Sergio Ramos was charged by UEFA on Tuesday for "receiving a yellow card on purpose" during their Champions League last-16 tie with Ajax.
Champions League: Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos denies claims of deliberately earning yellow card against Ajax
Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos has rowed back on his suggestion he deliberately earned a yellow card against Ajax to ensure he would be banned for the second leg.
Madrid have gone three games without scoring after their surprise Champions League loss to CSKA Moscow followed a draw against Atletico Madrid and defeat to Sevilla.
La Liga: Real Madrid ride on Marco Asensio strike to sink Espanyol; Thomas Lemar nets maiden goal as Atletico ease past Getafe
Real Madrid moved top of La Liga on Saturday after Marco Asensio's goal proved the difference in a scrappy 1-0 win over Espanyol.
Spain's identity crisis looks to be well and truly over after Marco Asensio inspired a 6-0 thrashing of World Cup runners-up Croatia in the UEFA Nations League.
UEFA Nations League: England defender Kieran Trippier says team must not panic after defeat to Spain
Kieran Trippier says there is no reason for alarm after England slipped to their third consecutive defeat in their Nations League opener against Spain.
The England team began their UEFA Nations League campaign with a defeat at the hands of Spain, with a late equaliser from Danny Welbeck being ruled out by the referee.
Cristiano Ronaldo's stunning overhead bicycle kick for Real Madrid against current club Juventus has been voted UEFA's goal of the season.
Marco Asensio scores twice to take Real Madrid to 3-1 victory over short-staffed Juventus in International Champions Cup
Marco Asensio scored twice to power Real Madrid to a win over a Juventus side that was bereft of many star names, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Paulo Dybala and Mario Mandzukic.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Midfielder Isco assumes leadership in Spain's time of need as David Silva and Andres Iniesta fail to shine
Isco has emerged as a leader in a Spanish side that has failed to live up to its potential and struggled in matches against weaker sides. The Real Madrid midfielder has waited very long for his chance, with Spain having no shortage of talented midfielders.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Dani Carvajal speaks out against media, says Spain don't deserve criticism for unbeaten group stage performance
Spain and Real Madrid right-back Dani Carvajal has spoken out against critics of the Spanish football team, saying that Spain has not performed as badly as some people claim.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Diego Costa nets winner to help Spain eke out narrow victory over stubborn Iran
A lucky Diego Costa goal handed World Cup hopefuls Spain their first win of the World Cup although dogged Iran came close to causing a major upset
FIFA World Cup 2018: Chelsea's Alvaro Morata, Marcos Alonso, Cesc Fabregas left out of 23-man Spain squad
Morata paid the price for a disappointing debut season in the Premier League as Spain coach Julen Lopetegui picked Iago Aspas and Rodrigo Moreno up front, along with Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa.