At the time of his managing his midfield 3 consisted of Kroos, Modric and Casemiro. With this world class midfield, we have to take into account they are aging players so playing with an intense press would not have been the best idea. With this being said also making these players go box to box was not really an option either, hence why he favoured a controlling style in the middle of the park. This was to ensure when they did have the ball they dominated the game and could create amazing chances.
With this style of play you will also be seeing a large number of goals scored by your forward players, chances being created from all areas on the pitch.
In the testing we decided to test with 3 teams Zidane has been heavily involved in, the teams being Real Madrid, Juventus and Bordeaux.
Test 1 - Juventus
Test 2 - Bordeaux
Test 3 - Real Madrid
Here is a screenshot of the used tactic -
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