Real Madrid had a minor blip in January, when they lost two games in a row and were knocked out of the Copa Del Rey by Celta Vigo.
Real Madrid came from behind to beat Napoli 3-1 on Wednesday in their Champions League round of 16 first-leg battle in Madrid.
The Belgium worldwide forward has also netted four of Napoli's 11 goals in this season's Champions League and is the shortest priced player for the visitors to find the back of the net, offered at 2/1 (3.00) to score anytime by Betfair.
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has said it is a "privilege" after he was presented with a special team jersey by club president Florentino Perez marking his 500th appearance for the Bernabeu club.
That double-strike took a lot of wind out of Napoli's sails, though once they managed to get their feet under themselves they started to look a lot more like the side that made things nervy for Real in the first half again.
Toni Kroos put Real Madrid in front en route to a 3-1 win over Napoli on Wednesday.
If Napoli are to have any hope of progressing to the quarterfinals then they'll need to keep the first leg close.
From there on it was mostly one-way traffic through the first half.
Napoli thought they pulled a goal back through Callejon, who slid home Mertens' ball back across goal, but the winger was a yard offside.
It was a handsome response for Napoli and one that will be treasured for a long time.
The hosts, meanwhile, boast the top scorer in the history of the competition, and Cristiano Ronaldo is offered at 8/15 (1.53) to continue his impressive run of scoring in the last 16 of the Champions League. "I don't think that it is going to be an easy match at all for Madrid because Napoli play very good football".
Napoli Striker Arkadiusz Milik will be fit for the fixture after recovering from a cruciate ligament injury he sustained in Serie A. Defender Lorenzo Tonelli has also traveled with the squad.
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