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Zidane: The first goal Real Madrid conceded was laughable, we were not focused

Real Madrid vs Club Brugge The Frenchman saw positives in the draw

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Zinedine Zidane has labelled Club Brugge‘s first goal in the Belgians’ 2-2 draw against Real Madrid as ridiculous, and he attributed it to his team’s lack of concentration.

Los Blancos went 2-0 behind in the first half, but they bounced back and equalised in the second half with goals from Sergio Ramos and Casemiro.

“The first goal we have conceded was laughable,” Zidane said.

“We started badly, and from the 10th minute we were not concentrated in the areas where the opponent could hurt us.

“When they scored the first, they got a boost and we were even worse, and they scored the second.

“I insist that I’m glad about the second half, [it was] a bad result but good reaction.

“We can’t be happy; we played 45 minutes completely different to the other.

“I’m happy with the reaction, although I’m not happy with the point.”

Zidane went on to reveal what he told his players at half-time.

“I told them that we have 45 minutes to change this, and they changed it,” he added.

“They went out with more attitude and wanted to take over the game.”

Real Madrid have collected just one point from their first two Champions League games and Zidane acknowledged that his side’s situation in Europe is not ideal.

“We have the next league game and we know that we are in a slightly worse situation in the Champions League, but we will continue [fighting],” he noted.

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