Despite his undoubted talent he's still raw, as seen by his failure to deal with Oezil's effort.
Like Ujfalusi, clearly eager to impress, but with even less composure and a bit too much misplaced enthusiasm.
Full of desire and effort: lacked a bit of finesse at times but did plenty of work both at the front and the back out wide.
Felipe hasn't really taken off at Atletico and tonight was yet another example of this. Contributed little.
Not an evening to be proud of for the centre-back, who seemed overwhelmed by the big occasion.
Tiago failed to serve as a link when his team were on the ball, but he did do some good work off it.
The Brazilian international is still adjusting to the Spanish game, but his ineffectiveness tonight will make the fans impatient.
José Antonio Reyes
At times it must feel like Reyes is the only midfielder in the team capable of driving forward. An encouraging performance.
Defensively, Suarez was somewhat less than solid, and as fits his play style he didn't do much going forward.
El Kun remains the jewel in the crown of this Atletico side, and even managed a goal on an evening that was otherwise disappointing for the Rojiblancos.
What has happened to Forlan since the World Cup? His close shot early in the second half aside, the Uruguayan contributed very little.
The Spanish number one was in great form tonight. He kept Real's slender 1-0 lead when Atletico were pushing for an equaliser, making some excellent stops in the process.
Held the line reasonably well on a difficult evening, although there's always the sense that he can be caught out...
Can't be faulted too much, for even when Atleti were pushing he remained calm and collected.
There are signs that Ramos is maturing mentally, given that this derby was one of calmness and confidence, and he also was instrumental in the attacking phase.
Maintaining a great run of form, and much like Sergio Ramos he was able to set up a goal as well as defending effectively.
Much better than his avergage performances this season. Sami had the measure of his midfield opponents and was largely able to outmanouevre them.
A battling - and some may say overly physical - showing from the powerful Frenchman. He figured out early on that the ref didn't want to get involved, and took full advantage.
A typically suave showing from the World Cup winner.
At times truly magnificent. Strangely enough the goal was one of his least impressive moments. Real Madrid have landed an attacking midfielder with the potential to be world-class.
It seemed inevitable that Benzema would score tonight, and he did so very early on. Quietened down a bit after that but there's no denying that after a rocky start he's now getting the job done.
Posted missing for large spells of the game - no wonder, considering that he's not match fit. Why he started was a mystery: Ronaldo needs to recover.