Nagelsmann: "We're disappointed"

Here are the reactions from the players and coaches after the 2-2 draw at Borussia Mönchengladbach.

Nico Schulz: "We absolutely had to win the match. We were the better team for almost the entire 90 minutes and had enough chances to extend our lead. It's frustrating that we're only going home with a 2-2 draw. After they equalised at 1-1, we then went 2-1 ahead. But that was followed by another moment where we weren't alert enough. When you put in a good performance and don't end up on the winning side, it's very disappointing."

Ishak Belfodil: "It was a very intense match. We had a whole host of chances but our finishing wasn't clinical enough. Gladbach are a good team and took advantage of that. It was a good game. We didn't make big mistakes, but we should've scored more goals this season and have dropped too many points from leading positions."

Kerem Demirbay: "We took the lead twice in Gladbach and were the better team but still ended up drawing 2-2. That's tough to take. It's frustrating. We scored two goals but once again we didn't keep a clean sheet. We need to be able to do that from time to time. But that shouldn't be taken the wrong way, the strikers are the first line of defence. In some situations, we're not cool enough. We now need to hope that our rivals don't get the points that allow them to pull away from us. I'm still optimistic. Every single one of us will try in the final two matches to do as well as we possibly can."

Julian Nagelsmann: "We're disappointed. We produced a very good first-half performance and pressed very well. We didn't make the most of our switch-play. Yet we still had 16 shots at goal, which is sufficient for 45 minutes. We were expecting a switch to a 4-3-3 formation at half-time and we reacted well to it too. We could've scored between two and four goals and secured the victory. Unfortunately, we conceded the equaliser. For the second goal, we didn't track the opponent and then found ourselves outnumbered in the penalty area. We would've been deserved winners today and have now dropped four points across our two matches against Gladbach this season."

Dieter Hecking (Borussia Mönchengladbach coach): "We've noticed we're low on self-belief. Hoffenheim pressed us very early and we lost a lot of balls. After 20 minutes, things got more and more out of control for us. Then we deservedly conceded the opening goal. The players' heads were down at the interval. We switched it up for the second half. In the period after the switch, when we were still found a bit wanting, Hoffenheim didn't kill the game. That allowed us to get the equaliser. Things were better after that, but unfortunately we conceded another goal. It makes me happy that the team managed to come back again. It was a very lucky point."

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