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Churros y Tácticas Podcast: Tactical Breakdown of El Clasico with Diego Lloirjn

Kiyan is joined by Diego to discuss Real Madrid’s scheme, tactical / mental shifts in-game, and more

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On this episode of the Churros y Tácticas Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani was joined by Diego Lorijn to discuss:

- Christmas bingeing: tactics, strategy, damage control, etc

- Reaction to El Clasico from both a Real Madrid and Barcelona perspective

- Tactical and mental shift from the first to second halves

- Barcelona's board stumbling into some luck

- The 'strategic' timing of Real Madrid's press

- A breakdown of Real Madrid's first goal conceded, and throwing Kovacic a hand among all the criticism

- Toni Kroos's positional problem

- The eye - test / stats when analyzing Lionel Messi's influence

- Man-marking Messi, and the overall reactionary scheme from Zinedine Zidane

- Sergi Roberto

- Real Madrid's ideal lineup

- Karim Benzema

- Iago Aspas / Spain's choices up top for the World Cup

- And a ton more

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