Watch: Marcelo Bielsa and Rafa Benitez share lovely moment after intense battle

Two of the greatest tacticians of their generation locked horns as the new Premier League season saw its first end-to-end game during the 2-2 draw between Leeds United and Everton.

Both sets of players showed passion and desire to get all 3 points as the game was in full battle mode since the first whistle, with a packed Elland Road adding to the intense atmosphere.

As fierce as the game was during the 90 minutes, there was a delightful moment between the two managers after the full-time whistle.

Both Marcelo Bielsa and Rafa Benitez embraced each other and were seen engrossed in a conversation involving a lot of hand gestures and mutual respect.

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