The Whites had the chance to sink a match-winning three-pointer in a game in which they let a 14-point interval lead slip.
The players travelled from the Santiago Bernabéu to Real Madrid City.
Real Madrid contest their LaLiga Matchday 13 fixture at the Santiago Bernabéu.
Emilio Butragueño presided over an event which brought together around 300 students of over 50 nationalities.
The Whites' forward received the most votes by users of uefa.com after his brace in Nicosia.
The forward has scored 16 goals against the team from Andalusia.
“They're a team that don’t deserve to be where they are in the table and they play pretty well”, said the coach.
Nacho and Modric joined the list of goal scorers with their strikes against APOEL.
Real Madrid have kept clean sheets in nine of their 21 games this season.
More than 1,500 children have benefited from the collaboration with Cementos Progreso Group over the past five years.
“It will be a tough game, but I like games like this, we'll try to get the win”, explained Tavares.
Huge game in Athens between the Spanish and Greek league leaders (8:00pm CET).
The Whites midfielder was presented the award which is voted for by fans, at Real Madrid City.
Florentino Pérez and Guillermo Fadda attended the event, which took place on the Basketball court at Real Madrid City.
He is also the only player who has played the last 20 games in this competition.
The event will take place at 3pm in the basketball pavilion at Real Madrid City.
Keylor, Carvajal, Marcelo, Ramos, Casemiro, Isco, Kroos, Modric, Asensio, Benzema and Cristiano are among the 50 nominees.
The Croatian, who opened the scoring against APOEL, has scored in each of his six seasons as a madridista.
No other club matches this record in the history of the competition...
“It's good to see Cristiano and Benzema getting amongst the goals”, Marcelo admitted.
“We were focussed, scored early and did not concede”, the coach added.
Goals from Cristiano Ronaldo (2), Benzema (2), Modric and Nacho handed the Whites victory in Nicosia as they advance to the next stage of the Champion...
The Whites' team is: Casilla, Carvajal, Varane, Nacho, Cristiano Ronaldo, Kroos, Benzema, Modric, Marcelo, Lucas Vázquez and Asensio.
The 0-6 win over APOEL tops the 1-6 wins Real Madrid notched against Galatasaray and Schalke.
Dani Gómez and Óscar (2) were on target for the Whites, who will advance to the next round if they overcome Borussia in their final game...
The Whites play APOEL in matchday five of the Group Stage of the Champions League (Tuesday, 8:45pm CET).
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The club's all-time leading scorer has found the net 98 times in the Champions League and twice in the UEFA Super Cup.
The defending European champions go in search of the three points in Cyprus to secure their place in the next round (8:45pm CET).
Real Madrid's third vice-president, Pedro López, presented the fans with a shirt signed by the players.
"We'll have to be focused, we know what's at stake and it won't be an easy game", insisted the Whites' coach...
"APOEL are tough opposition and we're aware that Champions League games always require you to be at your best", he added.
The Madrid player is also the leader in this area in the continental competition.
Real Madrid play the matchday 5 Champions League game at the GSP Stadium in Nicosia.
It will be the first time the Portuguese referee has overseen a Whites game.
Real Madrid beat the Cypriot side in the Champions League quarter-finals 2011/12.