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Bonus Podcast: Benzema’s finishing, xGs, Poch’s defensive scheme, and more

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Gabe and Kiyan record a mega-podcast to break down the Tottenham draw and answer questions from Patrons

Real Madrid v Tottenham Hotspur - UEFA Champions League Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

On- xG: Real Madrid not capitalizing on their expected goals, and whether or not that'll improve over the course of the season

- Pochecttino's near-perfect tactical set-up: defensive compactness, Harry Kane's free-role, etc.

- The really bad crossing

- A review of Achraf, both offensively and defensively

- The great performances from Keylor and Lloris

- Karim Benzema's woeful finishing

- Skewed expectations fans have of Real Madrid

- Di Maria 2014 vs Isco 2017

- Blown defensive coverage and gambles

- How is Barcelona so good when we all thought they were going to be bad?

- And more

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