Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti was more than happy with Gareth Bale's contribution after the world-record signing scored on his debut in a 2-2 draw at Villarreal.
It was a difficult match. I don't think that was the worst that we have played," Ancelotti told Real's official website.
The team's reaction after the first goal was good. We scored two goals and if we had paid a little bit more attention we could have won but it's a fair result because Villarreal played well. They are a good team.
I think he (Bale) is happy to score his first goal for Real Madrid. He played in a difficult match and he played well, showing his good attitude.
It was a hard match for everyone.