Nagelsmann satisfied with draw

While admitting his side made plenty of mistakes in their 2-2 draw against Dortmund on Friday, Hoffenheim head coach Julian Nagelsmann was content to come away from the match with a point.

Despite scoring twice in the first half, Nagelsmann felt his side were actually better after half time and feels they could have snatched a win if they'd taken their chances.

"The first half wasn't great as we didn't react well to their pressing," he told reporters after the game.

"They had three forwards, which offered us space to play in but we didn't make the most of it. Despite that we went in front early on.

"There were some contentious moments today. I wouldn't have had any complaints if our second had been ruled out.

"We were better after the break but played too directly at times.

"We had chances to win the game – Andrej [Kramaric] and Jeremy [Toljan] should have taken their opportunities.

"It was a tough game and I'm satisfied with the result."

The results sees Hoffenheim retain their third place in the Bundesliga table, at least until Hertha Berlin play RB Leipzig on Saturday, and extends their unbeaten run to five games, although four of the five results have been draws.

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