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I Liked The Way We Reacted Vs Club Brugge – Zidane

zidane zinadineReal Madrid coach, Zinedine Zidane has described the goals they let in vs Club Brugge in their UCL group stage clash as “laughable.”

The Spanish giant went into half-time 2-0 down at the Bernabeu after a brace from Emmanuel Dennis, but later equalized after 2nd half strikes from Sergio Ramos and Casemiro.

Zidane said he was not pleased with the result but he is happy with the way they came back from behind to share the points.

He then insisted that he will be focusing on the positives from the game.

His words, “The result is bad, but the reaction is good,”

“We cannot be happy with the first half because we produced a 45 minutes like never before.

“I am not happy with the point because we wanted three, but I did like the reaction. The two goals we conceded were laughable. We weren’t concentrating where the opponents are at their strongest. They scored the first goal, they went forward, and then scored the second. I insist we cannot be happy but you always have to think about the positives.”

On Courtois’ injury, “Courtois is in a bad way and could not continue for the second half,”

“He is the Real Madrid goalkeeper alongside Areola.

“Everyone can have an opinion; I am not going to get involved. We all need to be ready, like he was in the past three matches. I am not worried at all. He wants to do well.

“We can blame Thibaut, but here we are all in this together and I am the main culprit. For this, I am happy with the second half reaction. At half-time, I said if we carried on like that, we would lose the match and we had 45 minutes to change the result.

“We produced a bad first half but, in the second, we had a better attitude, went in search of the victory and changed the match. We had more heart and courage.”

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