Cape Town - After
watching his side draw 1-1 with Tottenham in Tuesday’s Champions League
clash, Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane said they’re still getting into
An own goal from Raphael Varane was cancelled out from the penalty
spot by Cristiano Ronaldo as the defending champions were held at
Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.
"We aren’t happy as we were at home and we always want to win, but we
had our chances," Zidane told Antena 3. "There were two great keepers
and we also hit the post.
"They defended and worked well, it was a logical result. The problem
is always about getting an early goal. If you do that, then great, but
conceding allows them to take a step back. They know how to defend well.
"In the end we drew and we'll try to win at Wembley. We're level on
seven points and we'll see how we go next time. We are growing
consistently, and while we've started not the best in the league we are
As for Karim Benzema, who was unable to finish a couple chances,
Zidane expects improvement from the French striker who has just made his
way back from injury.
"Karim looks like he always does to me, every day he's getting
better," Zidane said. "He scored in Getafe (a 2-1 win) and could have
scored today. Patience is the key and we're now thinking about the next