They then host Sevilla - who are third in the table, level on points with Madrid - in a crunch LaLiga clash on Saturday.
Madrid were missing seven players through injury and suspension for the trip to Betis on Sunday, meaning that five players in their first La Liga seasons, either started or came off the bench.
Ballon d'Or victor Luka Modric put Madrid in front in the 13th with a shot from the top of the area.
With Gareth Bale, Toni Kroos and Marco Asensio among the big-name players now missing, there was further negative injury news for Madrid with centre-forward Karim Benzema apparently fracturing a little finger late in the first half.
Friend of the player, Aitor Costa, exploded in a rage on social media and lashed out at Solari for his reluctance to select the Spain global. Cristo Gonzalez played ahead of Isco [against Betis] - this is a serious problem.
"The strength of Real Madrid is always in the group", Solari said when asked if it was an issue that his team's most important player is Vinicius, 18.
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When this happens in the Arctic, it can lead to a rush of cold air blowing eastwards across Europe a few weeks later. It is then predicted to get colder but brighter, with widespread frost and wintry showers in the north-east.