We're just two games in, and Real Madrid are already playing catch-up this season.
With Angel Di Maria and Xabi Alonso moving on, it's not even like Carlo Ancelotti is left with an especially big squad to rotate things—just an expensive one.
It means some of the current players will have to reassess their own performances after the defeat at Anoeta.
Fortunately for Los Blancos, there are plenty of players in their squad with a point to prove over the next 10 months.
Here are five of them.