Leganes 1-1 Real Madrid: Zinedine Zidane's side held by neighbours

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"For me as coach, and them as players, we must keep trying to play better", Zidane said.

Real Madrid stumbled to a 1-1 La Liga draw at Leganes on Monday, the latest disappointing result in a nightmare season for the European champions.

Vinicius is yet to make an appearance under Zidane since the Frenchman's return to the club, but the teenage star has spent some time with the 1998 World Cup victor, and explained briefly why Zidane can make a player nervous.

Chances were few and far between in the first half but Madrid could twice have taken the lead as Marco Asensio scuffed his finish after being put through by Isco and Raphael Varane's shot was blocked after a goalline scramble. "We can play better, and we must play better". "We have to give a little bit more".

But Karim Benzema levelled at the second attempt, scoring the rebound after Ivan Cuellar had palmed his shot. I've always liked him.

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"It looks like we do not have much confidence", Zidane said. "But he has shown his personality and that's it".

Benzema: "Benzema can play with everyone because the good players are like that". Everyone speaks about Toni, and other players, in terms of whether I want them or not.

While for Leganes the draw extends their unbeaten streak to four league games, but have not defeated Madrid in league play in the last six matchups. There will be changes but not right now, at the end of the season. Playing 10 or 15 minutes is hard for those who come into the game, it was the same with Lucas [Vazquez]. "We will see what changes we make and which players we will change".

Information from Reuters and ESPN FC's Dermot Corrigan was used in this report.

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