After successive losses against Girona and Tottenham over the past seven days, Zinedine Zidane's side duly dispatched Las Palmas at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Casemiro gave Los Blancos the lead at the end of a dull first half, the Brazilian popping up to score his team's very first headed goal of the season.
Kane has enjoyed spectacular form over the past three years, becoming one of the Premier League's most lethal strikers along the way.
Both of them are now in their early 30's, which is usually an indication that a player's best times are ending and younger generations are starting to make headlines and win some awards.
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While Ronaldo remains top scorer in the Champions League this term, with six goals from four games, he just can't seem to find his scoring boots when it comes to the league. On a different day, he would have had a hat-trick.
The Spanish giants are back in action after the international break when Real travel to the Wanda Metropolitano to face Atletico Madrid.
Considering Real Madrid's recent approach to games and their new game plan, the possibility of United's former hero returning to the place that made him a world renowned star could be a bigger possibility than ever before. However, Madrid need him to start converting in La Liga as well.
'Cristiano has given the pass for the goal [of Isco] and I can tell you that he is very pleased with it, ' said Zidane.
Ronaldo wanted to force through a return to Old Trafford in the summer following accusations of tax fraud in Madrid, but was persuaded to stay on.