Rafael Benitez oversaw a disappointing 0-0 draw at Sporting Gijon in the first competitive fixture of his reign as Real Madrid manager.
The Spanish giants, who were without Karim Benzema due to a thigh injury, produced a somewhat disjointed performance in a match that was also the first since goalkeeper Iker Casillas' departure to Porto.
Hosts Sporting defended impressively and frustrated their opponents, who for all of their possession and shots on goal rarely looked like scoring.
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Barcelona starlet Alen Halilovic will spend the 2015-16 season on loan at fellow La Liga side Sporting Gijon.
The 19-year-old Croatian playmaker was widely expected to be sent out on loan given Barca B's relegation last term, and had been linked with a number of different clubs including Celta Vigo and Hamburg.
However it was Sporting who announced an agreement for the former Dinamo Zagreb player on Friday.
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