Vinicius Junior was taken off during his 100th game for Real Madrid.
Zinedine Zidane opted to start Isco in the Brazilian’s place despite it being a memorable moment.
Vinicius said, “It’s a big achievement to play 100 games in these colours. I’m delighted and this is a very special day for me. I’ve told my family that it’s been really exciting to make 100 appearances and to give everything for this shirt, which we love so dearly”.
“In the first half, we played really well, but we gave them a bit of space in the second half and they punished us for it. We’re disappointed we didn’t get the win we needed. We’d aimed to win all five games before the derby, but we got a draw in the last one. We have to continue on in this vein if we want to win things this season”.
When asked about the demanding schedule, the winger added, “La Real area good side that play some very good stuff. It was tough and that’s what LaLiga is like. We face tough games every three or four games and we have to be focused to approach every one of them in the best possible shape”.