Zinedine Zidane was largely positive after Real Madrid completed a comeback to draw 2-2 with Borussia Monchengladbach on Tuesday, despite being two goals behind as late as the 86th minute.

Late goals from Karim Benzema and Casemiro allowed Madrid to escape with a point but Zidane was focusing on the positives from the game.

“The result shows the character in this team,” Zidane said afterwards. “We deserved to draw and I think even more. I like the reaction and it’s an important point.

“We played well throughout the match, but it’s true that we lacked something because we didn’t win. We believe in the plan and we deserved the draw.

“There was a lot of good and there are no easy games. If we play like this then we’ll do good things and we’ll progress to the knockout rounds.”

Eden Hazard came off the bench for the game’s latter stages, with Madrid chasing Gladbach as they were trailing by two goals. Continue reading

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