The Merengues only made 44 of the 55 available changes, while Setién only exhausted the changes at Barça in 4 of the 11 games since soccer returned.
Football has made changes to the regulations to adapt to the new scenario after the coronavirus. The big news in the resumption of The league It has been the rule that each team was allowed to make five changes per game.
The truth is that the measure has been well received by all Spanish teams: they have used the five changes in a minimum of 4 of the 11 games.
Added to this is that 17 of the 20 top teams made the 5 changes in more than half of their matches and in 145 matches of 221 at least one of the two teams used the five changes.
The one who least used this new regulation was Real Madrid, who made 44 changes out of the 55 he could make. Zidane only used the five changes against Eibar, Real Sociedad, Villarreal, Alavés, Mallorca and Getafe, that is, six of the 11 games. Meanwhile, in three of his matches (Valencia, Granada and Espanyol) he only made two changes and did not even exhaust the three regulations from before the regulation change.
Barcelona It is the second team that made the fewest changes: 45 out of 55. It only used the five changes in four of the 11 games: against Mallorca, Leganés, Villarreal and Osasuna. Curiously, Setién complained that this measure favored small teams, although the truth is that the Blaugranas were harmed by the shallow depth of their squad that caused them to appear in the last game against Alavés with only five substitutes.
How have the teams used the changes?
|Teams||Matches with five changes||Total changes|
|Atlético de Madrid||8||51/55|
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