Rotation Policy Continues, Zidane Has Decreased 18 Different Players
Real Madrid have a star-studded squad. Look at the inhabitants of the Spanish league’s elite clubs, from Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema, Luka Modric, Toni Kroos, and a number of names that are the mainstay in their respective countries.
Nevertheless, minutes play the Los Merengues jugador is almost “imperfect”. Coach Zinedine Zidane makes a rotation policy so the composition of club players based in Santiago Bernabeu is not monotonous in every game.
Since dealing with Real Madrid in 2016, Zidane is a well-known hobby of rotating players. Last season, Zidane gave 20 Real Madrid players over 1,000 minutes to play.
It looks like something will happen this season. The indication is clearly visible in which of the four competitive matches played by Real Madrid, Zidane has played 18 different players.
Ronaldo even just entered as a substitute when the game against Manchester United in the European Super Cup and Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup first leg.
In the first official match of the season, Zidane plays Keylor Navas, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo, Daniel Carvajal, Raphael Varane, Luka Modric, Toni Kroos, Casemiro, Isco, Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale as starters.
Then, in the Spanish Super Cup first leg match against Barcelona, Modric was replaced by his country mate, Mateo Kovacic. Zidane re-install a different line-up in the second leg match at Santiago Bernabeu by lowering Marco Asensio and Lucas Vazquez as a starter.
In the inaugural Liga match against Deportivo La Coruna, Zidane again made a variation by lowering Nacho Fernandez in the starting line-up. Zidane also gave an opportunity to appear for Marcos Llorente, Theo Hernandez and Dani Ceballos as substitutes.
Now, Real Madrid fans are just waiting for some names like Kiko Casilla, Jesus Vallejo, Achraf Hakimi and Borja Mayoral for immediate play.