"We're on a bad run of results".
The defeat leaves Madrid's fate in reaching the knockout stages out of their hands heading into the final round of matches. He renewed with the English team two weeks before Zidane say goodbye and Real Madrid, despite being the favorite, did not go for him because Levy, the owner of Tottenham closed in band with the departure of Pochettino.
However, Inter Milan's 3-2 win away to Gladbach not only kept the Italians alive, but also limited the damage for Real, who now know a win at home to the Germans next week will take them through, regardless of how Shakhtar fare in their last game. Raúl would repeat the story of Zidane who went from Castilla to the first team in 2016 replacing Benitez.
Madrid face group leaders Borussia Monchengladbach in the final round of group games.
"What happened today is a real shame because we did not deserve it but we have to win our next game".
"I feel strong. I'll give everything, as always, I think the players will too", he said, with the club facing Sevilla next up.
The Brazilian forward was injured following a tackle from Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane and the Ukrainian club's medical department director Dmytro Skybynskyi has confirmed that he will be missing their next few games. Whereas Shakhtar had the ball possession for 41 per cent with four shots on target out of seven.
This season 33-year-old Moraes has made 12 appearances across all competitions to date.
Shakhtar have only scored five goals in the Champions League and all have them have come against Madrid.
The Spanish champions pulled off a 2-0 win at Inter in their last European game while the Ukrainians were hammered 4-0 away to Gladbach, though Zidane's side were brought back to earth with Saturday's shock 2-1 home loss to Alaves in La Liga. "We are going to believe and we are going to fight".