A record of more than 20 muscle injuries during his first five seasons at the Bernabeu had led to fears that Bale could potentially miss Wales' UEFA Nations League game at Republic of Ireland on October 16 and the Clasico at the Camp Nou on October 28.
"We're looking at this as a marathon, the whole season, the bigger picture".
"We have to approach each game in the best possible way and get the maximum number of points possible", he told the media.
"There are many games left to play".
The fall-out from the derby continues as Atlético Madrid request clarification of how VAR is used as they feel hard done by with some of the decisions made on Saturday night. He will have tests tomorrow, we will see what he actually has. Dani, for example, came on today and did fantastic.
Lopetegui's lack of options in attack was highlighted when 18-year-old Brazilian starlet Vinicius Jr was thrown on late for his La Liga debut. "But, apart for the first half in Seville, the attitude has been good and we've put in a good performance, playing great football and creating chances", added Lopetegui. "The goals will come, I have no doubt about that".
"We will try to respond to whatever they throw at us".
Atletico coach Diego Simeone had a different view of the game when speaking to the press, with the Argentine saying that on balance the draw had been a fair result as each team had dominated one half.
I have to agree with everything that Carvajal said.
"The game [against CSKA] is going to be very demanding".
"We have total confidence in [Alvaro] Odriozola", he said.