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Masterclass : Zidane’s Two Year & Half Years In Numbers



Amid a two year and a half spell with the Spanish giants, Los Blancos boss Zinedine Zidane smashed incredible records – today CheapGoals take a look at his best in Opta numbers

Zidane’s shock the footballing world on Thursday after revealing his sudden resignation from the Bernabeu which implies the manager will go out on a high, having driven Los Blancos to an unrivaled record of three consecutive Champions League titles.

The Frenchman won the Champions League in every one of his three seasons in charge, the first coach to ever reach such superb milestone.

The three consecutive titles are part of an amazing record in major finals, with Zidane’s Madrid ending up as the winner in the majority of the competition they played in under his administration.

Zidane likewise led Madrid to a record-breaking unbeaten run – and we have chosen a portion of the major Opta numbers behind his two and half year spell.

9 – Zidane’s Madrid won nine major trophies, including three Champions League titles, one LaLiga crown, and two Club World Cups.

40 – Between April 2016 and January 2017, Madrid were unbeaten – a run of 40 matches without defeat that set a new club record.

70 – Across all competitions, Zidane won 70 percent of his matches in charge of Madrid – 104 out of the 149 games he led Los Blancos.

77.8 – However, his win percentage rate has been in decline since he replaced Rafael Benitez in the dugout, as his first season saw Madrid win 77.8 percent of their games, compared to 62.9 percent in 2017-18.

Zidane won the Champions League three times, La Liga once and the Club World Cup twice, as well as the Supercopa de Espana and the Super Cup twice.

100 – Zidane leaves Madrid with a 100 percent record in three competitions – the Club World Cup, the Super Cup and the Supercopa de Espana. In the Copa del Rey, which Zidane never won as a player, that win rate dropped to just 50 percent.

393 – In his 149 matches in charge of Los Blancos, Zidane’s Madrid scored a total of 393 goals, which is an average of 2.6 per game.

9 – Madrid lost nine matches in Zidane’s last season at the Santiago Bernabeu, two fewer than in the 2015-16 and 2016-17 campaigns combined.

3 – Zidane is the first manager in history to win the Champions League – or the European Cup – three years in a row. No coach has won more than his three titles in the competition.


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