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Churros y Tácticas Podcast: La Liga is so lit

Kiyan breaks down a completely bonkers weekend of Spanish football

Atletico Madrid v Barcelona - La Liga Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

On this episode, Kiyan Sobhani flew solo (Diego was ill, and to make up for it, we'll be churning out a bonus mid-week pod on Thursday) to break down a crazy weekend in La Liga and answer questions from fans. Topics discussed:

- Fitting in as a Madridista at the Bernabeu

- Bakambu's (non-fluke, red-hot) start to La Liga

- La Liga's most disappointing players until now

- How Isco effects Asensio's performance

- The three relegation candidates

- Parallels between Betis this season and Las Palmas last season

- Fede Valverde starting for Depor

- What position are Valencia destined for?

- Betis - Valencia: Sanabria / Sergio Leon starting together, Guardado in a deeper role, bad refereeing, and King Kondogbia

- Girona - Villareal / Barca - Atleti / Las Palmas - Celta / Alaves - Sociedad / Bilbao - Sevilla / Eibar - Depor

- And somehow, a ton more

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Co-host of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani, as well as Diego Lorijn of Barca Blaugranes delve into La Liga's hottest topics -- along with the help of various Spanish football journalists from SB Nation, Marca, AS, and BeIn. We scrutinize the biggest games, dissect the main talking points, and bring a unique and fresh perspective to Spanish football.

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